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XTM Cloud 13.4

Connecting a Custom Machine Translation engine
To connect XTM Cloud account to your custom Machine Translation engine:
  1. Select Configuration > Settings > Translation.

  2. Select the Machine translation tab.

  3. In the MT engines section, select the Add custom MT button.

    Result: The Add new custom MT popup is displayed.

  4. In the Add new custom MT popup, fill the relevant fields:

    Note

    To customize the configuration parameters for the Custom Machine Translation:

    To request support

    Visit our Support Portal.

    Table 32. Custom Machine Translation – default configuration parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Mandatory/Optional

    Type

    Valid values

    Custom MT name

    The preferred name of your custom Machine Translation engine.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Username

    Your username in the custom Machine Translation engine.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Password

    Your password to the custom Machine Translation engine.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Base URL

    API service host.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Authentication endpoint

    API authentication endpoint.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Translation endpoint

    API request translation endpoint.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Batch size

    XTM Cloud Administrator can customize the number of segments which will be sent in a single translation request.

    Optional

    Checkbox

    Valid values:

    • Cleared (default).

      When this checkbox is cleared, all file segments in a language combination, which meet the criteria selected in the General options section, will be sent to the MT engine in a single translation request.

    • Selected.

      When you select this checkbox, the mandatory text field is displayed in which you specify the batch size.

      The default value is 1.

    Batch size value

    XTM Cloud Administrator can specify the maximum number of segments which will be sent in a single translation request.

    Mandatory when the Batch size checkbox is selected

    Text field

    Numeric

    Default value is 1.

    Check status endpoint

    The API endpoint in which the status of the translation request is checked.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    At intervals of seconds

    Preferred time intervals at which the status has to be checked.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Numeric, in seconds

    In progress status

    Describes enums which may be returned by the MT service in response to the check status request to report the translation is still in progress. XTM Cloud will continue sending the check status request until MT service returns success or failure enum.

    Optional

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Default enums are:

    • IN_PROGRESS

    • QUEUED

    Success status

    Describes enums which may be returned by the MT service in response to the check status request to report the translation process has been successfully finished. XTM Cloud will stop the status checking process and proceed to the download translation step.

    Optional

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Default enum is: COMPLETED

    Failure status

    Describes enums which may be returned by the MT service in response to the check status request to report the error occurred or the translation process has been canceled. XTM Cloud will abandon the machine translation process for the batch.

    Optional

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Default enums are:

    • CANCELLED

    • ERROR

    Download translation endpoint

    API download translation endpoint.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Custom fields

    Allows to select which custom fields will be sent in the requests header.

    Optional

    Multiple selection

    Predefined values specified under Configuration > Data > Custom fields > Project custom fields by selecting the Custom MT checkbox. For details see Project custom fields.

    Custom fields prefix

    Defines prefix used for custom field names.

    Optional

    Text field

    Alphanumeric


  5. Select Add.

  6. At the bottom of the page, select Save.

Result: The new MT engine is displayed in the Configuration > Settings > Translation > Machine Translation section.

Project Managers can enable or disable the Custom MT at customer level. They can also add the Custom MT to a new project while creating it, or to an existing one in the Project Editor. Additionally, they can enable or disable the Custom MT for the relevant project template(s).