• CME Group Portal Site Maintenance May 6-7, 2011

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      • Clearing Firm Portal Users
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      • Notice Date
      • 02 May 2011
      • Effective Date
      • 06 May 2011
    • In our ongoing effort to enhance user access to the CME Group portal site: http://connect.cmegroup.com, we will be performing scheduled maintenance this Friday, May 6, 2011 beginning at 10:00 pm CST.


      As a result, all back office clearing staff that utilize the portal, must complete their processing before 10:00 pm CST.  This includes the following on-line applications:


      • FEC and FEC Plus
      • Clearing 21 Applications
      • Clearing 21 Release II
      • Exchange Fee System
      • Document Direct
      • EREP
      • Positions
      • Member Reporting System
      • BPS and GPS
      • Firm Contact System
      • Deliveries Plus
      • CBOT Large Trader

      The portal will be back in service on Saturday, May 7th at 9:00 am CST.  Firms are invited to test the Portal between 9:00 am and 10:00 am Chicago time, by logging into:


      • http://connect.cmegroup.com.
      • Access Front End Clearing and Positions at the same time.
      • Select trade date Monday, May 9, 2011.
      • Enter transactions and adjustments per normal (please note any data entered on Saturday will be purged from clearing).
      • For those who are on the NYMEX trading floor, brokers and clerks are encouraged to access the applications from their own PCs or laptops.
      • Please report any issues to CME Clearing Services at (312) 207-2525.  

      If you have any questions about this planned maintenance, please contact CCS at (312) 207-2525 or via email to ccs@cmegroup.com

      For the full text of this advisory, please click here.