Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

Message board to keep postal customers informed of changes to mailing standards, services, and prices.

July 20, 2012

IMb™ Services Update

PostalOne!® Outage — An Oracle® database upgrade for PostalOne! ® Production and the Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) will be completed during an extended maintenance window from 6 p.m. Saturday, August 4, 2012, through noon CDT Sunday, August 5, 2012. During this outage, PostalOne!, Mail.dat® and Mail.XML® will be unavailable, including FAST® and eDOC Web Services.

Reminder: PostalOne! Database Maintenance — Maintenance on PostalOne! servers is scheduled between 4 a.m. CDT and 8 a.m. CDT on Sunday, July 22, 2012. This will be done in a rolling fashion with no expected outage. Users may experience brief connectivity interruptions but should be able to immediately log back into the system.

Reminder: FAST Deployment — FAST Oracle 11 upgrade will be deployed to the Production environment effective Sunday, August 5, 2012. The FAST Online Application and Web Services messaging will not be available during the 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT deployment window on Sunday, August 5, 2012. All FAST Web Services messages received during this time will be queued and processed after deployment is completed. For questions or requests for additional information, contact the FAST Help Desk ( or 1-877-569-6614).