PESONet MC 22-080

January 14, 2022


T O : All PESONet Participants


R E : GO-LIVE FOR THE PESONET MULTIPLE BATCH SETTLEMENT – JANUARY 22, 2022

1. We are pleased to announce that the PESONet Multiple Batch Settlement (PESONet MBS) will Go-Live on January

22, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.


2. Participants shall send all their PESONet transactions intended for settlement on January 21, 2022 under the

current system. No regular PESONet transactions shall be sent to the current PESONet system after the 4:00 p.m.

cut-off on January 21, 2022. Any regular PESONet transactions sent to the current PESONet system after the 4:00

p.m. cut-off on January 21, 2022 will be rejected and/or deleted.


3. All regular transactions intended for the next settlement date on January 24, 2022 may be sent to the PESONet

MBS system starting 8:00 AM of January 22, 2022.


4. For status update/s and applicable return transactions relating to January 21, 2022 PESONet transactions,

participants shall use the current PESONet system (https://pesonet.pchc.com.ph) and (https://api-

pesonet.pchc.com.ph), and must observe the following:


4.1. RFIs should provide status after the 4:00pm cut-off on January 21, 2022 but no later than 5:00 a.m. on

January 22, 2022.

4.2. Any PESONet return transactions arising from such status update will be settled against participants’ DDA

balances at 4:00 p.m. on January 24, 2022.

4.3. Inward files and API batches including such return transactions may be retrieved from the current

PESONet system after the 4:00 p.m. cut-off on January 24, 2022 until January 31, 2022.

4.4. Participants shall provide status update for all return transactions received on January 24, 2022 on the

current PESONet system. Being return transactions, only success (DS07 status) shall be accepted.

4.5. Any status update and corresponding return after 5:00 a.m. on January 22, 2022 shall be handled outside

PESONet.


5. The PESONet MBS system in production shall be accessible through the following URLs which vary depending

on the channel being used:

Front-End (All users with ST3 Tokens) https://pesonetmbs.pchc.com.ph/

Front-End (Treasurers and Treasury Authorizers without ST3 Tokens) https://treasury-pesonetmbs.pchc.com.ph/

API https://api-pesonetmbs.pchc.com.ph/


6. For PESONet MBS transactions that are settled at 10 a.m., beneficiary accounts should be credited within 2

hours, as mandated under BSP Memorandum M-2018-012 (23 March 2018), while corresponding transaction

status update should be provided by 3 p.m. Returns for the 10 a.m. batch settlement will be processed in the 4

p.m. batch settlement.

7. All access credentials (i.e. usernames and passwords, API keys/secrets, SSL Client Certificates) in the current

PESONet production environment will be migrated to the PESONet MBS platform.


8. Bank Admins are requested to define the Treasurers and Treasury Authorizer users in the PESONet MBS

production as these users do not exist under the current PESONet production environment.


9. The PESONet MBS platform in Production will be accessible from January 17, 2022 – January 20, 2022 to allow

bank admins to define the Treasurer and Treasury Authorizers for their respective banks and to ensure that all

users will be able to access the PESONet MBS on the live date.


9.1. All users with ST3 tokens should be able to access the Front-End via https://pesonetmbs.pchc.com.ph/


9.1.1. Bank Admins shall define their bank’s Treasurers and Treasury Authorizers using the same

URL.

9.2. Treasurers and Treasury Authorizers without ST3 tokens should be able to access the Front-End via

https://treasury-pesonetmbs.pchc.com.ph/

9.3. API software should be able to access the API endpoint. The Heartbeat API Endpoint is available to verify

connectivity.


10. We trust everything is in order and look forward to your readiness/successful participation.


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