Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

February 17, 2012

IMb™ Services Update

Reminder: PostalOne! ® MicroStrategy® Reporting Maintenance – On Sunday, February 19, 2012, the PostalOne! ® MicroStrategy® reporting environment will be unavailable to internal and external users during the scheduled maintenance window of 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CST for system maintenance. During the outage, internal users will not be able to access Verification and Performance Reports for Business Mail Acceptance, Electronic Mail Improvement Reporting and Service Performance Measurement. External users will not be able to access the Mail Data Quality Reports. Other PostalOne! application components will not be affected.

PostalOne!® Patch Release 29.0.4 Maintenance – On Sunday, February 26, 2012, during the scheduled maintenance window from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CST, the PostalOne! application will deploy a software patch release in a rolling fashion with no planned outages. This patch release (29.0.4) will correct known issues in Release 29.0. Users should not experience system availability or performance issues during the deployment.

FAST® Release 19.2 Deployment:Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST®) Release 19.2 will be deployed to the Production environment on Sunday, February 26, 2012, from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CST. During the deployment, the FAST Online Application will remain available, but FAST Web Services messaging will not be available. All FAST Web Services messages received during the outage will be queued and processed after FAST Release 19.2 deployment is completed.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact the FAST Help Desk ( or 1-877-569-6614).