Mobile Bay Pipeline Company

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 08/01/1997, Docket: RP97-155-006, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 186A Original Sheet No. 186A : Superseded





4.3.07 At a minimum, the designated site should be accessible via the

public Internet. This specifically does not preclude location of the

designated site on a private intranet as long as the designated site

is accessible via the public Internet. ver 1.1

4.3.08 The minimum acceptable protocol should HTTP. All sending and

receiving parties should be capable of sending and receiving using

HTTP. ver 1.1

4.3.09 There is a time stamp (HTTP Time-stamp) that designates the time

that a file is received at the designated site. The receiving party

must generate a time-stamp upon successful receipt of the complete

file and send as an immediate response to the sending party. The

time-stamp will be generated by Common Gateway Interface (CGI) of

the receiving party, prior to further processing by the CGI. ver 1.1

4.3.10 The time-stamp will be included in the HTTP response back to the

sender of the original HTTP transaction. It is recommended that the

server clock generating the time-stamp be synchronized with the

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) time in order

to mitigate discrepancies between the clocks of the sender and

receiver. ver 1.1

4.3.11 The HTTP response will be sent to the sending Internet Protocol (IP)

address. Other response documents will be returned to the official

designated site defined in the Trading Partner Agreement. ver 1.1

4.3.12 As a minimum, within a trading partner agreement, one designated

site for receipt should be identified for each trading partner. That

site should be identified by a specific Uniform Resource Locator,

(URL). This does not preclude multiple designated sites being

mutually agreed to between trading partners. ver 1.1

4.3.13 The sender will make three attempts to complete a unit of work.

After three failed attempts, it will be considered a failure. ver