HL7 MLLP adapter command overview

This table summarizes the adapter commands, syntax, and whether you can use the command with data sources, data targets, or both. You can specify the commands on the adapter command line or through the adapter properties.

The commands are not case-sensitive, but the command values are case-sensitive. Choices are separated by the OR symbol | . Optional parameters are enclosed in brackets [ ]. The topics that follow provide the command syntax in railroad track format.

Table 1. HL7 MLLP adapter command summary

Each row of this table provides the command in column one, the command syntax in column 2, whether the command can be used with data sources in column 3, and whether the command can be used with data targets in column 4.

Command Syntax Use with Data Source Use with Data Target
Client Connection -CCON [excl | shared] Yes No
Host {-H | -HOST} host_name | IP_addr Yes Yes
Listen -LSN seconds Yes No
Number of Event Messages -NEM number Yes No
Port {-P | -PORT} port_number Yes Yes
Quantity -QTY number Yes No
Service {-S | -SERVICE} service_name Yes Yes
Trace {-T | -TRACE} [E | V] [+] [file_name] Yes Yes