Technical Notice

FINRA NTF Unavailable April 13, 2017

April 11, 2017

Posted: April 11, 2017

The FINRA test facility (NTF) will be unavailable for testing FINRA Multi Product Platform (MPP) facilities all day Thursday, April 13, 2017.

This event will affect FINRA's Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE), FINRA's Trade Reporting Facility (TRF) platform, the Alternative Display Facility (ADF), and the OTC Reporting Facility (ORF). Trade report testing via CTCI, FIX, and the TRAQS Web application, API downloads and vendor feed dissemination from the test region will be affected.

Note 1 - The FINRA production environment will not be affected.

Note 2 - The internal NASDAQ TRF and NYSE TRF Exchange platform testing facilities will not be affected by the FINRA NTF outage.

Due to Friday, April 14, 2017, being a holiday, the FINRA test facility will be available again on Monday, April 17, 2017, for all FINRA MPP facilities.

Please direct questions concerning this notice via email to FINRA Product Management or call (866) 899-2107.