OATS Certificate Test Environment Changes

On March 18, 2013, FINRA will be upgrading Secure Transport in the Production (PD) environment from the current version of 4.9 to version 5.1. These changes will be available in the Certificate Test (CT) environment on February 19, 2013. Order Sending Organizations transmitting to OATS via IFT or SFTP are strongly encouraged to test connectivity in the CT environment prior to the upgrade in Production. The chart below provides additional details of the upcoming change.

 

Transmission Method Details
IFT

OSOs connecting to ift.finra.org (PD), iftcert.finra.org (CT) or using a Secure Transport client may be prompted to accept a new SSL certificate when logging in for the first time after the upgrade.

FTP

No impact

SFTP

OSOs connecting to oats-sftp.finra.org (PD), oatstest-sftp.finra.org (CT) or using a Secure Transport client may be prompted to accept a new SSL certificate when logging in for the first time after the upgrade.

Web

No impact

 

Please contact FINRA at the numbers below with any questions regarding this transition.

 

Business and Technology Support 

  Technical Support Business Support
Telephone:

(800) 321-6273

(800) 321-6273

Fax:

(240) 386-6499

(240) 386-4841

Email:

FINRA Support Services

FINRA Support Services

Web:

FINRA.org

FINRA.org