EDI 242 Specification:
This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Data Status Tracking Transaction Set (242) within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This management transaction set is the vehicle by which the transmission status information is conveyed by a service request handler to the interchange sender, interchange receiver, or both; it can be used to provide status information regarding interchange as it flows from an interchange sender through one or more service request handlers to an interchange receiver during its transmission cycle. It can be used by the interchange sender or interchange receiver to request from a service request handler ad hoc or periodic reports containing status information regarding interchanges.
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data].
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA.