Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory
March 30, 2012
IMb™ Services Update
PostalOne! Release 30.0.0 and FAST Release 20.0 will deploy on Sunday, April 1, 2012. PostalOne! ® Release 30.0.0 will require an extended maintenance window, with an outage from 8 p.m., Saturday, March 31 to 9 a.m. CDT, Sunday, April 1, 2012. A new client version for Mail.dat® download will be available immediately after the maintenance window and is mandatory for use with the new release. The FAST® On-Line application will be unavailable from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT on Sunday, April 1.
Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) — PostalOne! Release 30.0.0 and FAST Release 20.0 will deploy to the Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) on Monday, April 2, 2012. PostalOne! TEM will be unavailable from 4 a.m. through 4 p.m. CDT and the FAST TEM On-Line application and Web Services will not be available from 8 a.m. to 12 noon CDT.
Business Customer Gateway Release 3.3 will deploy on Sunday, April 1, 2012, from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT in a rolling fashion with no outage to the users.
Business Customer Gateway Outage — The Business Customer Gateway production environment will be unavailable on Sunday, April 15, 2012, from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. CDT. During this time all USPS® services accessed through the Business Customer Gateway — including PostalOne!, FAST, Mailer ID, and Program Registration — will be unavailable.
PostalOne! Maintenance Outage — There will be a PostalOne! outage during the scheduled maintenance window Sunday, April 15, 2012, 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT. PostalOne! applications, including Mail.XML® web services, will be unavailable for internal and external users from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT during this outage.