• CME ConfirmHub Notices

      • To
      • CME ConfirmHub Customers
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      • 20141215
      • Notice Date
      • 15 December 2014
    • Topics in this issue include:

      Staging Environment Decommission

      Effective Friday January, 02, 2015, the CME ConfirmHub Staging environment will be decommissioned. With this change, customers will begin using the New Release environment for testing and certification.

      Customers are encouraged to test connectivity to the New Release environment prior to the Staging environment decommission.

      Environment  Domains Environment  Domain IP Address
      Current State New State
      Migration Schedule
      Staging https://staging.confirmhub.com/portal New Release https://confirmhubnr.cmegroup.com/portal

      Please contact ConfirmHubSupport@CMEGroup.com with any questions.

      Production Environment Migration

      Effective Monday, February 2, 2015, CME ConfirmHub production environment will be cutover to the new Production environment instance of CME ConfirmHub to improve performance and reliability. To facilitate customer testing, the new replica of the Production environment instance will be available as follows:

      • Monday, December 15, 2014:
        • New Production environment instance will be available for parallel testing with limited functionality.
        • The Production environment will be set up with historic data to facilitate testing. In order to access the new Production instance customers should target https://confirmhub.cmegroup.com for testing.
        • DTCC and SDR Trade Reporting functionality will not be enabled.
        • Integration with CME ClearPort for CME Cleared Trades functionality will not be enabled.
      • End of day Friday, January 30, 2015:
        • Decommission of existing Production environment
      • Monday, February 2, 2015:
        • Official launch of new Production environment

      Please Note: There will be no replication of data, or configuration, between both environments during the test period. All configuration and data added and/or amended in the new production environment, between 1700 EST December 14 and 2000 EST January 30 will be overwritten with the data and information from the existing production instance of CME ConfirmHub.

      † Key Impacts

      • Users accessing the portal through their browser may notice an automatic redirection to https://confirmhub.cmegroup.com/portal.
      • During the migration, the IP address will change to
        • Users with IP specific firewall rules should add a new rule to connect to CME ConfirmHub. CME Group recommends the addition of a new firewall rule, rather than removal or amendments the existing rule, in case a rollback is necessary.
      • With this launch, CME ConfirmHub will no longer support FTP connectivity in order to provide enhanced security. Customers must leverage SFTP via port 22.
      Environment  Domains Environment  Domain IP Address
      Current State New State
      Production https://www2.confirmhub.com/portal Production No change: