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[taler-docs] branch master updated: nexus howto: introduction.

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Subject: [taler-docs] branch master updated: nexus howto: introduction.
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 14:19:44 +0200

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commit 41626739d220e926ac799e9d8a2e57ba327d94ce
Author: MS <>
AuthorDate: Tue Oct 6 14:19:28 2020 +0200

    nexus howto: introduction.
 libeufin/nexus-howto.rst | 23 ++++++++++++++---------
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/libeufin/nexus-howto.rst b/libeufin/nexus-howto.rst
index 4d15cd7..73784d5 100644
--- a/libeufin/nexus-howto.rst
+++ b/libeufin/nexus-howto.rst
@@ -3,6 +3,15 @@ Nexus How-To
 .. contents:: Table of Contents
+Nexus is a Web service that provides a JSON abstraction layer to
+access bank accounts.  It is **not** itself a bank, but a translator
+between JSON requests and more structured banking protocols (like
+EBICS, for example.), that are offered by actual banks.
+This document explains how to setup Nexus to access a bank account
+via the EBICS protocol.  In order to follow all the steps below, the
+reader should already have one EBICS subscriber activated at their bank.
 Obtain Nexus
 Nexus belongs to the LibEuFin project, and can be downloaded via Git:
@@ -28,10 +37,6 @@ In case of success, the two following commands should be 
 Connect Nexus with a EBICS account
-Nexus is a Web service that unifies banking protocols, like EBICS, under
-one JSON-based abstraction layer.  Therefore, "using Nexus" means having
-a running Nexus service that will receive the requests from another command
-line program that is as well offered along LibEuFin.
 Use the following command to *(1) run the nexus service*:
@@ -51,8 +56,8 @@ via the EBICS protocol, but a API to create less privileged 
users is
 as well offered.
 Nexus needs now to associate the user to a EBICS subscriber that was
-activated on the bank.  In the terminology, this is called *(3) creating
-a EBICS connection*.
+activated on the bank.  In the Nexus terminology, this is called *(3)
+creating a EBICS connection*.
 .. code-block:: shell
@@ -69,19 +74,19 @@ a EBICS connection*.
 If the previous command succeeded, Nexus must communicate all the details
-to the bank.  Therefore, it will *(4) bootstrap the connection*.
+to the bank.  Therefore, it will *(4) synchronize the connection*.
 .. code-block:: shell
   ./libeufin-cli \
     connections \
-      bootstrap-connection \
+      sync \
         --connection-name $NEXUS_BANK_CONNECTION_NAME \
         --nexus-user-id $NEXUS_USER \
         --nexus-password $NEXUS_PASSWORD \
-Once the connection is bootstrapped, Nexus needs to import locally the data
+Once the connection is synchronized, Nexus needs to import locally the data
 corresponding to the bank accounts offered by the bank connection just made.
 The command below *(5) downloads the list of the bank accounts offered by the*

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