DTrade DSP forms and forms viewer have been upgraded to support SHA-256 digital certificates as required by federal mandate. Effective November 25, 2013 the use of the new forms (v8.0) will be mandatory and users may begin using SHA-256 digital certificates to access DTrade, as well as digitally sign and submit the DSP forms listed above. Until then, please submit DSP v.7.1 forms only. Please note: In order to access the newly revised forms, users must first download the new IBM Forms Viewer (v 8.0.1). The new forms do not contain any functional changes, and include only minor behavioral changes (e.g., tool tips are displayed when the cursor is placed over a field).
November 22, 2013 – DTrade will be taken offline at 5:00 pm in order to upgrade the system to accept SHA-256 certificates. Specific information regarding this outage and transition will be posted on the DDTC website.
November 25 - December 31, 2013 – DTrade will accept both SHA-1 and SHA-256 certificates. During this time:
- Users can gain access to DTrade using either certificate type;
- Users must register their SHA-256 certificate with DTrade based on established guidelines; and
- Users must download and use the new DSP v.8 forms, as well as the new IBM Forms Viewer 8.0.1.
January 1, 2014 – Only users who have purchased and registered their SHA-256 certificates will have access to DTrade. SHA-1 certificates will no longer be accepted.