Pathway integration provides a clear path
to more policyholders by empowering your insurance brokerage with a
comprehensive suite of automated marketing tools that integrate
seamlessly with Power Broker and get delivered in a polished,
mobile-friendly message that connects with your target audience.
Some examples of their work flow include prospect series, referral
series, birthday emails, automated newsletters, home and auto
renewal process, claims series, hazardous weather warnings, lost
client series and much more...
For more details on the Pathway
integration solution please contact them at:
Phone: 416-361-3461 x113
Broker integration module can be purchased by contacting Power
Congratulations on getting started with your new Pathway
Integration. The next few steps should be relatively easy, but
should you feel you need assistance, please feel free to contact our
Power Broker support team and we will be happy to assist.
Please contact Pathway first and they will assign you these
1) Pathway Security Key
2) FTP Site
3) FTP Folder
4) FTP User Name
5) FTP Password
Once you have received these details, please open Power Broker,
go to Utilities - Define Your Company Information - Integrations 3
tab. In the spaces provided, please complete the fields required as
shown below. The Core FTP program will be mentioned later, so please
skip this part for now.
Core FTP Software:
Core FTP is a software that allows you to transmit data from
Power Broker to a Clientdesk server. Please purchase and install
Core FTP can be purchased by credit card at this
link and they only need to order the single user standard license
for $24.95 US
WARNING: PLEASE INSTALL THIS VERSION RELEASE OF COREFTP
Once installed, please open Power Broker, go to Utilities - Define Your Company Information
- Integration 3 tab, and browse using
the small arrow located next to the CoreFTP path.
After installing your purchased version of CoreFTP to
C:/CoreFTP folder and NOT to C:\ProgramFiles(X86), launch CoreFTP and
type in your credentials.
Please note that when testing from
CoreFTP, the Host/IP/URL should NOT include the /incoming part of
the address. Once connected and everything works, type in the
/incoming part to the Host path, close and continue with your
configuration of Power Broker.
EXAMPLE TEST FROM COREFTP
EXAMPLE OF WHAT IT SHOULD LOOK LIKE
ERROR 1405 - Should
you receive this error during the integration, change PROGRAM FILES
TO PROGRA~1 in the picture shown above.
Exit Power Broker and
please test again.
Should you still get an ERROR 1405, go to DOS
prompt, on the root of the C: drive, type dir *.* /x
display the shortened path that you could supplement into the space
Testing a Single Customer:
Check to see if your transmission is working successfully by testing
on one customer screen, click on the Pathway Integration tab at the
top left of the screen. It will prompt you to confirm the customer
file that you are sending, click 'Send File'.
To check if the client file has been transmitted to Pathway
Integration, please browse to the file explorer and check the time
stamp of the most recent XML file.
Then, go under the EDI tab, click on Transmit Customers to Pathway
Integration. You will want to sync back to the last time your data
was initially synced.
It is required at all workstations to have the short date set to
default as shown in the example below.
To schedule Pathway in Power Broker Task
Scheduler please review setup below:
The Pathway Integration scheduler works with your Windows task
Scheduler to do an automatic 'send and receive' to your Pathway
Integration interface. While you are able to individually send the
client file from the customer screen, by doing it through the Task
Scheduler it will transmit the customer files all at once up to
multiple times a day.
Follow link below for setup
Variable XML Transmission from Power
Broker to Pathway
For commercial brokerages, during
an initial sync. to Pathway it was discovered that the standard 40
customers and their policies per XML file did not work properly as
some of the commercial customer had 100 or more or less active
policies. This resulted in some very large XML files (30+ megabytes)
which are cnsiderably larger than what is realistic in terms of
sending XML over the open InterNet.
As a result, there will
be an option to choose the number of customer's per XML file that
can be defined in the Pathway Integrations section of Define Your
Company Information. The default number is 40 but for brokerages
that have large Commercial Books of Business, they may need to lower
this number to 10 or 15.
(*NOTE: Power Broker version not yet
released with this enhancement)