Please be advised of an MQ Trade External Gateway Migration in the PRODUCTION environment
scheduled for February 9, 2019 from 2200 EST to 0200 EST on February 10, 2019. During this time, CBP will migrate the MQ Gateway off of the mainframe. The following applications will be impacted: ACE, AES and ACS.
During the migration activities, CBP will NOT be able to receive any transactions and consequently they will NOT be held in any CBP queues. Trade messages transmitted to CBP will receive MQ connection errors. As a result, TRADING PARTNERS AND PGA’s WILL NEED TO HOLD ALL MESSAGES IN THEIR SYSTEMS UNTIL AFTER THE DOWNTIME. For transactions received prior to the downtime, any outgoing messages from CBP will be held in queues and sent after the downtime.
There will be no additional data coming to ACE, AES and ACS via EDI for the duration of the outage.
The ACE Portal will not be impacted; however, no new data will be displayed nor received.
CBP will send out a CSMS when this Migration has completed so that Trade can transmit messages to CBP again.