RBI/2009-10/230- DIT (CO) Circular No. 5 /09.63.08/2009-10- November 23, 2009

To All RTGS Members

Dear Sir,

Up-gradation of RTGS System to Windows 2008

As you are aware that RTGS system is presently running on Windows 2000 advanced server with Oracle version 9i and IBM Websphere MQ series 5.3.
2. It has been decided to upgrade RTGS system to the latest available software versions i.e. Microsoft Windows 2008 Enterprise Edition, Oracle 11g and IBM Websphere MQ series 7.0.

3. In order to facilitate the upgradation, we enclose Hardware and Software specifications for Server and Client machines.  It may be noted that hardware specifications mentioned are the minimum requirements. However, you may decide the size of the hardware based on your specific needs. As regards Hardware Security Module (HSM), we are in the process of finalizing the suitable products and will advise you shortly.

4. You are requested to be in readiness with the required infrastructure at the earliest and confirm the same to us by email.

5. Please acknowledge the receipt of this circular by return email.

Yours faithfully,

(M.K.Mall)
General Manager

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RTGS –Migration to Microsoft Windows 2008 environment- Hardware and Software Specifications for server and client machines- Minimum requirement

1. PI  Server

Item Specifications
Hardware: The size of the Server Machine to be decided by  respective  participants based on their transaction volumes and other  applications  running on the same machine  etc.

It is suggested to  install 2  no. of Standalone Servers  at Primary Site  (1 Primary Server+ 1 Back up server )  with Oracle data guard enabled for  online replication of data .

Note:  Cluster  is NOT required

Processor : Latest available  Dual Core,  2  Processors
Memory 16 GB RAM
Hard Disk 2* 250 GB
PCI Express Slots One PCI –E ( Express )  Slot  for installing HSM card
DVD Rom Drive DVD ROM
Hard Disk Partitions 2 equal  partitions
Name of the partitions C: – All program Files and System Files
D: – Oracle , PI  Server Software
Anti  Virus Anti Virus  with latest definitions being regularly updated
Operating System (Windows) Microsoft Windows 2008 Server Enterprise Edition ,  64 bit with Service Pack 1
Message Middleware   (IBM MQ) IBM Websphere MQ 7.0,   64 bit  with Fix Pack 1
Database (Oracle) Oracle Enterprise Edition  version 11.1.0.6.0
(Oracle Server  64 bit with 32 bit client)
JDK JDK  version 1.5
HSM Card DETAILS WILL  BE  COMMUNICATED SHORTLY

2. RTGS-PI  Client

Item Specifications
Hardware: The size of the Client Machine to be decided by  respective  participants based on their transaction volumes and other  applications  running on the same machine  etc.
Processor Speed: Latest available  Core 2 Duo  Processor
Memory RAM 4 GB RAM
Hard Disk 160GB / 250 GB
DVD Rom Drive DVD ROM
Hard Disk Partitions 2 equal  partitions
Name of the partitions C: – All program Files and System Files
D: – Oracle , PI  Client  Software
Anti  Virus Anti Virus  with latest definitions being regularly updated
Operating System( Windows) Microsoft Windows  Vista Business Edition , 32 Bit , Version 6  with Service Pack 1
Database (Oracle) 11.1.0.6.0 Oracle Client,  32 bit
Microsoft Office Microsoft Office Professional  2003   with  Service Pack 3
Smart Card / I.Key Safenet ‘s   SCR 335
OR
Safenet’s  2032 I.key

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