Welcome to the DTCC Connectivity Document Repository.

On this page, you will find:

  1. Supporting documentation regarding DTCC's Connectivity requirements and functionality.
  2. Forms needed to establish connectivity for DTCC's Repository & Derivative Services. For all other DTCC products, visit MyDTCC portal (click Support, then Connectivity Management) to submit a request.
  3. Forms needed to request that data be delivered for DTCC's Repository & Derivative Services.

Documents are segregated by DTCC Products & Services and Protocol. It is recommended that you utilize the search function to locate the documents specific to the DTCC Products & Services and Protocol.


Should you have any questions, please visit MyDTCC portal (click Support, then Connectivity Management) to open a case*

*for Repository & Derivative Services (GTR, TIW) products, instead email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*for Repository & Derivative Services (Report Hub), please navigate to the DTCC Report Hub section on this site.

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Connectivity Documentation

For easier browsing, adjust the number of documents displayed, or use Search to filter out the documents in the table. For instance, if you are connecting via sFTP for GTR, search for sFTP GTR.

 

DTCC Products & Services Protocol Title Description
GTR sFTP default GTR sFTP Connectivity Data Request Form (272 KB)   (default) This form must be used to make requests for any new, or updates of, sFTP connections and/or reports for the GTR Service. 
GTR sFTP archive GTR sFTP Connectivity Starter Pack (1.34 MB)   (archive)

This pack is meant for new clients or existing clients wanting to create a new sFTP connection into DTCC for the GTR Service. Included in this pack are

  1. a factsheet that will offer a quick overview of the service offering
  2. a checklist listing the activities expected by both the client and DTCC to complete the setup
  3. a Connectivity form for the client to provide information relating to the setup
  4. two support guides that will provide more details into DTCC's sFTP service 
  5. Header/trailer checker to help build the submission file.
GTR, TIW sFTP, Connect:Direct, MQ spreadsheet Client Authorisation Request Form (23 KB)   (spreadsheet) This form must be completed if you are a new user and wish to make a change to an existing connectivity flow.
All DTCC Products except DTCC Report Hub sFTP, Connect:Direct, MQ, FIX, FTPS

pdf SMART Connectivity Fee Guide  (pdf)

 

This guide presents information on pass-through charges related to Securely Managed and Reliable Technology (SMART), which is operated by a subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). 
GTR MQ spreadsheet GTR MQ Request Form (56 KB)   (spreadsheet) This form must be used to make requests for any new, or updates of, MQ connections for the GTR Service. 
GTR sFTP pdf RDS sFTP Support Guide (Distributed) (399 KB)   (pdf) This support guide contains essential details needed for clients who are connecting into DTCC's Distributed system via sFTP. 
TIW sFTP and Connect:Direct spreadsheet TIW Connectivity Data Request Form (88 KB)   (spreadsheet) This form must be used to make requests for any new, or updates of, sFTP connections and/or reports for the TIW Service. 
 Data Services (CDS Kinetics) sFTP and Connect:Direct spreadsheet CDS Kinetics Connectivity Data Request Form (504 KB)  (spreadsheet) This form must be used to make requests for any new, or updates of, sFTP connections and/or reports for the CDS Kinetics Service. 
GTR sFTP and Connect:Direct spreadsheet DataTrak Header and Trailer Checker (112 KB)  (spreadsheet) This excel sheet can be used to check that your submission formatting is valid and in line with our requirements.
All DTCC Products except RDS and DTCC Report Hub sFTP, HTTPS (Web) pdf AT&T VPN Gateway Device Client Guide (802 KB)  (pdf) This guide provides an introduction and setup information for the AT&T Gateway device. This device enables secure network connections to DTCC systems.
All DTCC Products except RDS and DTCC Report Hub sFTP, HTTPS (Web) pdf AT&T ANIRA VPN External User Setup Guide (1.36 MB)  (pdf) This guide describes the process of downloading, installing and configuring the AT&T ANIRA VPN Global Network Client in your network environment. 
DTC, NSCC, FICC sFTP, Connect:Direct, MQ pdf DTCC Connectivity Options for DTC, NSCC, and FICC Products (1.37 MB)  (pdf) The purpose of this document is to provide an overview in which clients can see the general broad scope of connectivity offerings DTCC has for DTC, NSCC, and FICC products. The document allows DTCC Connectivity Generalists to reference details with the clients in a clear, concise manner with easy to follow details and expectancies, enabling clients to select the proper connectivity for their environment and business functions. 
All DTCC Products except DTCC Report Hub sFTP, MQ pdf DTCC Client TLSv1.2 Certificate Exchange Procedure (1.27 MB)  (pdf) This guide provides general instruction on CSR (Certificate Signing Request) and Certificate Authority signed certificate generation, along with the process of sending certificates to and receiving certificates from DTCC’s connectivity teams.  This procedure outlines DTCC-approved Certificate Authorities and their specifically approved root and intermediate signing certificates.  Read this guide thoroughly prior to purchasing any TLS certificates used to connect with DTCC.  DTCC does not approve self-signed or private CA signed certificates to connect to DTCC’s network moving forward. 
All DTCC Products except DTCC Report Hub Connect:Direct pdf Network Data Mover (NDM) (Connect:Direct) Function User's Guide (1.46 MB)  (pdf) This guide describes the proper use of the IBM batch file transfer protocol Connect:Direct® (formerly NDM: Network Data Mover). Details provide an overview of NDM protocol, and specifics of file transfer etiquette with DTCC, as well as the various configurations and error codes. 
All DTCC Products except DTCC Report Hub  sFTP pdf SSH/sFTP Transmission Guide for DTCC z/OS Mainframe Systems (2.04 MB)  (pdf) The SSH/SFTP Transmission Guide provides information to help you implement secure file transmissions to the z/OS mainframe systems at DTCC.
 DTC Settlement sFTP CCF SFTP File Upload and Download Client Quick Start Guide (pdf) This document is a  quick start guide for DTCC clients to understand the CCF file processes, including: Proper steps for information sharing, Credentials, Data passwords,File puts and gets, Dataset names,Syntax review, and Test files.
GTR sFTP DTCC’s Mainframe Requirements for Public Key Authentication (PKA) (pdf) This document explains the X.509 certificate requirements for adding Public Key Authentication (PKA) to Mainframe connections. 
All DTCC Products except DTCC Report Hub SFTP, Connect:Direct, MQ, FIX, FTPS, HTTPS (Web) DTCC SMART Network MPLS Ethernet Access Diagram (pdf) This document contains both high-level and detailed diagrams of the DTCC SMART Network, including circuits and DTCC equipment installed at the client site.
All DTCC Products except DTCC Report Hub SFTP, Connect:Direct, MQ, FIX, FTPS, HTTPS (Web) DTCC SMART Network Technical Guidelines (pdf) This guide lists requirements for clients who order a circuit on the DTCC SMART Network.
GTR sFTP (Distributed) DTCC Distributed Public Key - Production and UAT (zip) This zip file contains the DTCC Distributed System Public Key: Used for Key Authentication with connections from DTCC Distributed environments (UAT and Prod) to client sFTP servers.
GTR, TIW MQ archive GTR and TIW MQ Starter Pack (1.03 MB)

This pack is meant for new clients or existing clients wanting to create a new MQ connection into DTCC for the GTR or TIW Service. Included in this pack are: 

1. a factsheet that will offer a quick overview of the service offering.

2. a checklist listing the activities expected by both the client and DTCC to complete the setup.

3. a support guide that will provide more details into DTCC's MQ service.

4. a Connectivity form for the client to provide information relating to the setup.

5. DTCC TLS Certificates for MQ connections.

6. a form that must be completed if you are a new user and wish to make a change to an existing connectivity flow.

 

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