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Federal Reserve Bank
of Dallas

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September 5, 2002


Notice 02-47

TO: The Chief Operating Officer of each
financial institution and others concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District
FedACHSM Information Services Via FedLine® for the Web
FedACHSM Information Services is now available via FedLine® for the Web, the
Federal Reserve’s new online tool that provides rapid, flexible, and powerful access to Federal
Reserve financial services.
FedACH Information Services, the first of our ACH services to be delivered to you
over the Internet, is part of a growing list of services available via FedLine for the Web. Services
already available include accounting and billing information, cash services, savings bonds
services, National Settlement Service agent inquiry, and check services, including adjustments,
MICR file delivery, account totals, advice delivery, and file submission.
FedACH Information Services: Enhanced Functionality, Flexibility, and Features
Five broad categories of FedACH information are available to you via FedLine for
the Web: settlement information; file, batch and item information; and customer profile information. This suite of information services will help you track, research, and account for your
institution’s FedACH activity, whether you are originating or receiving payments. Settlement
information is also available for respondent, correspondent, and account holders.
File, Batch and Item Access
With FedACH Information Services, sending points and receiving points will have
access to file status information not previously available. Sending points can drill down from the
file level to the batch level and view all files originated and received on the current or on the
previous 10 business days. Sending points can also drill down from the batch level to the item
level for rejected items. Receiving points have access to file information for the 10 previous
business days.

For additional copies, bankers and others are encouraged to use one of the following toll-free numbers in contacting the Federal
Reserve Bank of Dallas: Dallas Office (800) 333-4460; El Paso Branch Intrastate (800) 592-1631, Interstate (800) 351-1012;
Houston Branch Intrastate (800) 392-4162, Interstate (800) 221-0363; San Antonio Branch Intrastate (800) 292-5810.

-2With FedACH Information Services, originating and receiving depository financial
institutions will have access to batch-level information as well as detailed item-level information
for all of their transactions.
Access to Customer Profiles
FedLine for the Web subscribers using FedACH Information Services have access to
other participating institutions’ profile information. This new source of ACH participant information means that you no longer need to move between applications or call us for participant
information such as telephone numbers. You can instantly verify that an ABA is a part of the
ACH network and determine the impact of mergers on the routing of ACH transactions. The
customer profile also confirms whether commercial ACH activity can be sent to the profiled
Get Started with FedACH Information Services
To get started, visit, click on “Get Started with FedLine for the
Web”, then follow the instructions for registration and setup. If you already subscribe to FedLine
for the Web, you can use the subscriber form to modify your existing certificates.
If you have questions about the services offered on the Web or if you would like to
explore new services with the Federal Reserve, contact one of the business development account
representatives listed below.

Jim McCammon
Susan Vice
El Paso
Angel del Toro
Michele Hitchings
Kathy Waggoner
San Antonio Rick Flansburg
Jennifer Pruitt

(214) 922-5491
(214) 922-5430
(915) 521-8205
(713) 652-9141
(713) 652-9146
(210) 978-1661
(210) 978-1662

Paper copies of this notice or previous Federal Reserve Bank notices can be printed
from our web site at

“FedLine” is a registered trademark of the Federal Reserve Banks.
“FedACH” is a service mark of the Federal Reserve Banks.