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EN^XUSHSHP: Encrypt Data String

Reference Type: Supported, Category: Electronic Signatures, Integration Agreement: 10045


This API encrypts a string, and associates the encrypted string with an identification number and a document number. To decrypt the string, a call must be made to the DE^XUSHSHP: Decrypt Data String API, with the encrypted string, identification number, and document number as input variables. Typically, this API would be used to encrypt strings within a document.



Make sure to perform the following steps before calling this API:

  1. NEW all non-namespaced variables.

  2. Set all input variables.

  3. Call the API.

Input Variables


(required) The string to be encrypted (e.g., the contents of the SIGNATURE BLOCK PRINTED NAME field in the NEW PERSON file [#200]).


(required) An identification number (e.g., DUZ).


(required) A document number (or the number one).

Output Variables


Encrypted string.


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