On Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 3:30 AM CT to 10:00 AM CT, the United States Postal Service will deploy the following Mail Entry and Payment Technology (ME&PT) system releases:
PostalOne! System Release 184.108.40.206
Business Intelligence Database System (BIDS) Release 220.127.116.11 Enterprise Payment System (EPS) Release 18.104.22.168 CAPS Release 22.214.171.124
(NOTE: BIDS Release 126.96.36.199 outage will be from 6 AM CT to 11 AM CT.) This is an outage release; hence, the aforementioned systems and applications will not be available during this timeframe.
There is a new required Mail.dat client version with this release. Users should download Mail.dat client version 188.8.131.52_PROD from the Business Customer Gateway (BCG) using the following path: Mailing Services è Electronic Data Exchange [Go to Service] è Mail.dat download (Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit or Solaris).
Effective June 24, 2018, Mail.dat client versions 184.108.40.206_PROD, 220.127.116.11_PROD, and 18.104.22.168_PROD will no longer be supported.
Pre-Release Notes for ME&PT systems scheduled for June 24 implementation are posted to PostalPro: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__postalpro.usps.com_June2018Releases&d=DwIF-g&c=coXB8kHNY2ZZpwGCL--CrNRV82qSr1KEUrI5gxIYF6Q&r=2Py8ncX3B-mxfRRhqo8LirgY8LV4mcSTkUSxXE32mtc&m=XorlPgZstXzX19x1uLFYta1fXW18apxPvnTWqipOZh0&s=UmXoAYNNU5AP5btSpu3kFan__WX9m4L27icTwNJloGM&e=
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