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Financial Transaction Manager

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synchronizing the TASK_CALENDAR with the IYB_TIMER table didn’t work with the change to liberty

What we were trying to do with the V3 code for synchronizing the TASK_CALENDAR with the IYB_TIMER table didn’t work with the change to liberty. It appears that the V4 product uses Enterprise Java Beans (EJB’s) timers now. So to synchronize the TAS...
7 months ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Check 0 Planned for future release

Block Traffic capability in FTM

Hello , At Truist , we use FTM DP cxc webservices for zelle transactions. All these webservices are exposed in the mobile app or web interface supported by our UI team. Whenever we are experiencing service degradation, we are required to ask UI te...
about 1 year ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / FTM Common Services 0 Planned for future release

Gracefully block or refuse out-going traffic when operational conditions are not optimal or degraded.

During times when messages are held at EWS for several hours and suddenly released FTM is unable to keep up with incoming and outgoing traffic. This situation causes our DB to be pegged at 100% utilization for several hours. Thousands of transacti...
about 1 year ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / FTM Common Services 0 Planned for future release

Need to add indicator for setting a priority in Initiate Credit Transfer API

Need to add indicator for setting a priority in Initiate Credit Transfer API. We need the priority field so that Calling application can set the priority for transaction such as for batch vs retail transaction.
almost 3 years ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / FTM Common Services 0 Planned for future release

As part of AFT application, we found issues with Automatic Distribution of Outound Transmissions by the distribution scheduler. We raised PMR# TS004448402 for the same. As per the PMR updates, the product is working as designed and required by ACH. But we see there is some scope of improvement here as mentioned in details in the PMR.

On doing test-cases surrounding "Automated Distribution" issue, we found that if a processing batch is "Not Ready For Distribution" and all the transactions inside that batch are either in Held or Rejected status, then Distribution Scheduler works...
over 3 years ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Canadian Payments Association (CPA) 0 Planned for future release

Ability to send RFI (FI to FI) via DPUI for Originated(outgoing) Credit Transfer

Initiate RFI (FI) on outgoing CT – The functionality is listed as non-mandatory on the TCH 2.9 certification list. It was not implemented in any FTM 3.2 releases Ops tried to initiate a FI to FI RFI on an originated transaction and was not able to...
over 3 years ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / FTM Common Services 0 Planned for future release

In FTM DP 3.2.4 USA Version, we are trying to process incoming Canada ACH CPA005 PAD files via FTM. CPA005 is converted to ISF and then feed to Digital Payments. But in the digital payments screen, some of the fields are not populated\mapped as shown in screenshot. We are unsure about the fields to be mapped in ISF, in order to get below highlighted fields populated in DP screen.

FTM-DP UI Field Name Inbound Transmission Hierarchy -> Parties -> Originator -> Identifier Inbound Transmission Hierarchy -> Parties -> Originator -> Name Inbound Transmission Hierarchy -> Total Credit Difference Also IBM team...
over 3 years ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Canadian Payments Association (CPA) 0 Planned for future release

cancel batch

cancel batch functionality that would clear any transactions that were not processed so those could be resubmitted in a new batch.
over 3 years ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / FTM Common Services 3 Planned for future release

MER performance enhancement

In the Entry and Repair page, the performance of Filter and Find Message function is not as good as customer expects, especially for their administrator who has the right to manipulate more than 6000 MER Queues in their environment. Customer belie...
over 4 years ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Swift 0 Planned for future release

Pain001 message type should be displayed in DP-UI

Pain001 message type should be displayed in DP-UI
almost 5 years ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / FTM Common Services 0 Planned for future release