CICS OM 18-025
Updated: Dec 10, 2020
October 26, 2018
T O : All Participating Banks/Institutions
R E : UPDATED CONTINGENCY PROCEDURES FOR BANKS
1. We publish the updated Contingency Procedures (see Annex A) which banks and PCHC will observe in case any of the following contingency scenarios/conditions exists:
1.1. Check Image Clearing System (CICS)
1.1.1. Scenario 1: Inability to use the CICS Front-end System (FES) and there
is no connectivity to the Head Office (H.O.) PBM
1.1.2. Scenario 2: Inability to transmit ICL via PBM located at the H.O.
1.1.3. Scenario 3: Inability to use FES but connectivity to PBM is working
1.1.4. Scenario 4: Inability of PCHC to operate CICS at the Main Site
1.2. Philippine EFT System and Operations Network (PESONet)
1.2.1. Scenario 1: Participant is unable to access PESONet due to front-end or
1.2.2. Scenario 2: Participants are unable to access PESONet due to backend
or general connectivity issues/concern/s
1.3. Philippine Domestic Dollar Transaction System (PDDTS)
1.3.1. Scenario 1: Banks are unable to access PDDTS due to front-end or
1.3.2. Scenario 2: Banks are unable to access PDDTS due to backend or
general connectivity concern/s
1.4. Project Abstract Secure 5 (PAS5)
1.4.1. Scenario 1: Banks are unable to access PAS5 System due to front-end
or connectivity concern/s
1.4.2. Scenario 2: Banks are unable to access PAS5 System due to backend or
general connectivity concern/s.
2. Should you need further information or clarification please do not hesitate to call our Makati Help Desk at 8861344 up to 47 and look for Anthony Manongas or Manila Help Desk at 5230315. For Manila, you may look for Eric Garcia or Hector Lasaleta.
3. Please be guided accordingly.