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OTCnet Release 4.3 Overview

The U.S. Treasury Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) Over the Counter Division (OTCD) is updating the Over-the-Counter Channel Application (OTCnet) to Release 4.3 in December 2022, which introduces the following updates:

System Updates

  • End Java Applets Support: Java Applets will no longer be supported. Users are required to install and configure the OTCnet Local Bridge (OLB) for all Check Processing and Check Capture activities. This only impacts users that access Java Applets through Internet Explorer. See the OLB Configuration and Set-up Guide Section V: OLB Troubleshooting for additional assistance.
  • Support the RDM EC9700i and EC9600i Series Check Scanners: OTCnet Online will support the RDM EC9700i and EC9600i series check scanner models for Check Scanning, Check Processing, and OTC Kiosk.
  • Update the OTCnet Firmware: The OTCnet Firmware will be upgraded to version 4.4.0 to support the new hardware.
  • Resolve Functional and 508 Defects: Address functional and 508 defects.

Last modified 02/09/23