Last updated:

July 4, 2017

About this technical support material

The following technical material has been developed to assist developers in adding VERS Version 2 VEO generation capabilities to their products.

See Information for VERS vendors and VEO creation pages for further information.

Please direct comments or questions about this technical support material to assessment@prov.vic.gov.au.

Please note that technical support material for developers wishing to add VERS Version 3 VEO generation capabilities to their products has not yet been finalised.

 

Material (select to open) Description
VERS Version 2 VEO toolkit

This toolkit can be incorporated in your product, or used as model code for the development of your own code. 

It will assist you to construct VERS Version 2 VEOs including digital signatures and generate manifests.

Additional information about the toolkit:

  • written in Java 1.4
  • available at no cost, ‘as is,’ with no warranties.
  • has the following licence.
PROS 99/007 FS1 Notes on Obtaining a Digital Certificate Fact Sheet This fact sheet describes the digital signatures to be used when generating VEOs.
Manifest zip file

This zip file contains example manifest files including:

  • manifest schema
  • manifest XSLT transformation to generate a manifest from VEOs
  • end of set' trigger file (note that this file contains no content)
  • VERS document type definition.
Sample VEOs

These sample VEOs include examples of a:

  • record VEO
  • file VEO
  • modified VEO.

Note: Please use Notepad (preferably Notepad ++) to view VEOs which are expressed in XML.