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Open e-TrustEx 2.3.0 Switch to the latest release

Published on: 15/05/2017 Last update: 20/02/2024 Archived

Open e-TrustEx is a platform offered by the Directorate-General for Informatics of the European Commission to Public Administrations at European, national and regional level to set up secure exchange of natively digital documents from system to system via standardized interfaces. Open e-TrustEx provides a set of generic web services, which Public Administrations can use to connect heterogeneous applications, removing the need for complex point-to-point connections.

What's new in version 2.3.0

e-TrustEx New Features

  • Message priority support for asynchronous message processing
  • New service DeleteDocument-1.0
  • Multicast support for SubmitDocumentBundle-2.0
  • Automatic monitoring
  • New PDA services
    • PDAInformationRequest 2.0
    • PDAInformationResponse 2.0
  • Event notification feature for the following events:
    • CRUD operations on parties
    • CRUD operations on ICAs
    • Document deletion

e-TrustEx Improvements

  • Security Policy - changed canonicalization method algorithm for point-to-point security
  • CreateInterchangeAgreement 2.0 – ICA between the Contracting Authority and the Economic Operator on the profile Bundle automatically created
  • InboxRequest and QueryRequest services – messages in status “SUBMITTED” no longer appear in the response when the message Receiver makes the service call
  • Improved encryption of  files stored in the filestore
  • RetrieveInterchangeAgreement 2.0 now also returns the sender’s certificate


Admin Console New Features

  • New module for party agreement management
  • New module for for browsing messages
  • Party search screen - added support for party search by identifier
  • Message manual re-dispatching


Admin Console Improvements

  • New menu layout
  • Metadata management screen – metadata is now configurable per party
  • Added metadata audit fields
  • Transaction search screen – transaction version is displayed to avoid confusion if multiple versions exist
  • Routing endpoint management screen – made possible to reuse web services endpoint credentials
  • CBO role now has the rights to configure routing endpoints
  • CBO role extended in the party management module (can now edit “Signature required” and “Password encrypted” flags)
  • Logs can now be searched by time
  • Microsoft Excel export of ICA search results
  • Routing endpoint – credentials search  popup – endpoint details are displayed for existing credentials
  • Environment displayed in the footer



An updated version of the platform architecture document, of the installation guide and of the platform demo framework guide are available below.

Source code

The project source code is hosted on Github:


If you have any question concerning this specific release or about the Open e-TrustEx platform, please feel free to contact us via the following mailbox

Last update: 22/10/2019

Open e-TrustEx 2.3.0 distribution

European Union Public Licence, Version 1.1 or later (EUPL)