Endpoints Overview

Endpoints are individual file storage locations that send or receive files using Jet. Endpoints can be assigned to on-premises Signiant SDCX Servers or cloud storage using Amazon AWS or Google Cloud Storage.

The Endpoints page displays a list of your registered endpoints, their type, current status, creation date, location, and software version.

The Endpoints page displays endpoints registered to your account

Adding Endpoints

SDCX Servers

Before you can add an on-premises endpoint, you must deploy a Signiant SDCX Server.

Note: If you previously downloaded the SDCX Server software but have not installed it, you must still use a new registration key from the Download SDCX Server Software dialog in the Signiant Console to install the software on each source or destination server.

Once a server is successfully registered, it can be added as an endpoint.

To add an SDCX Server endpoint:

  1. On the Endpoints page, click the Add button.

  2. Select On-Premises.

    Add Button Highlighting On-premises

  3. On the Add On-Premises Endpoint page, enter an Endpoint Name.

  4. Select an SDCX Server from the drop-down menu.

    An example endpoint ready to be added

  5. Configure any advanced settings, such as relays and endpoints restricted to outbound connections.

  6. Click Add.

Once an endpoint is added, it can be used to build a route with an on-premises SDCX Server or a cloud storage endpoint.

Note: The same server can be used for more than one endpoint.

AWS Storage

Creating an AWS endpoint allows you to connect cloud storage as a source or destination for files transferred to or from an on-premises SDCX Server.

To add an AWS storage endpoint:

  1. On the Endpoints page, click the Add button.

  2. Select AWS.

    Add Button Highlight on Endpoints Page

  3. On the Add AWS Endpoint page, enter an Endpoint Name.

  4. Select a Region from the drop-down menu.

    An example endpoint ready to be added

  5. Click Add.

Once an AWS endpoint is created, it can be used to build a route with an on-premises SDCX Server.

Google Cloud Storage

Creating a Google Cloud endpoint allows you to connect cloud storage as a source or destination for files transferred to or from an on-premises SDCX Server. Jet supports single, dual, and multi-region storage buckets.

To add a Google Cloud Storage endpoint:

  1. On the Endpoints page, click the Add button.

  2. Select Google Cloud Storage.

    Add Button Highlight on Endpoints Page

  3. On the Add Google Cloud Endpoint page, enter an Endpoint Name.

  4. Select a Location type, and choose single region, dual-region or multi-region.

    Note: Your location type is set when you create a bucket. For more information, see the Google Cloud documentation.

  5. Select a Region from the drop-down menu.

    An example endpoint ready to be added

  6. Click Add.

Once a Google Cloud endpoint is created, it can be used to build a route with an on-premises SDCX Server.

Deleting Endpoints

Before you can remove an endpoint, you must delete all jobs associated with the endpoint.

To delete an endpoint:

  1. On the Endpoints page, hover over the endpoint you want to delete.

  2. Click More Options.

    The more options menu displays when you hover over an endpoint

  3. Click Delete and confirm the deletion.

Note: When an endpoint associated with a route is deleted, the route becomes invalid and can no longer be used.

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