Subscriber Access Level Descriptions

The chart below can assist in determining which services your organization may need and the corresponding Subscriber access levels. This information is also available to End User Authorization Contacts (EUACs) within the EUAC Center via FedLine Home.

Account Management Information

Access Level Description
Account Management Information Service provides the ability to see real-time Account Balance, Daylight Overdraft Balance and Available Funds Balance information and the ability to drill down to selected individual transactions. Service also provides a complete picture of your monthly service charges with the ability to drill down and search individual charges. There are two available levels: Restricted and Non-Restricted. Both levels provide access to all functions and features of the application. However, the Non-Restricted level provides information that customers may consider sensitive, including Available Funds Balance, as well as Daylight Overdraft Reports, collateral, memo post and net debit cap totals. Customers should only request one level and if there are any questions about the appropriate level options, please call the Account Services Contacts.

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Central Bank Applications

Access Level Description
Reporting Central Allows Subscribers to submit regulatory and statistical reports to the Federal Reserve manually or via a file upload. It also offers users the ability to submit data for multiple organizations and confirms receipt.
Reserves Central > Reserve Account Administration Provides the ability to access reserve requirement and position information. It also includes reservable liabilities calculated from the FR 2900 and close-of-business account balances.
Reserves Central > Term Deposit Facility Program through which the Federal Reserve Banks offer interest-bearing term deposits to eligible institutions. A term deposit is a deposit with a specific maturity date. Operations under the Term Deposit Facility will be auction, fixed-rate or floating-rate operations.

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Check Services - Check 21 Services

Access Level Description
FedForward® Image Deposit Service provides the ability to upload FedForward Check 21 Image Deposit files. Information regarding file history, file acknowledgements and the Cash Letter File Search function is also available.
FedReturn® Image Cash Letter Service provides the ability to upload FedReturn Check 21 Image Deposit files. Information regarding file history, file acknowledgements and the Cash Letter File Search function is also available.
FedReceipt® / Plus Image File Delivery Service provides the ability to download FedReceipt Check 21 files (this includes all FedReceipt/Plus Image File Delivery, Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) File Delivery and PDF File Delivery). Information regarding file history, file acknowledgements and the Cash Letter File Search function is also available.
FedForward Image Deposit (via Secure Client) Service provides the ability to upload FedForward Check 21 Image Deposit files via the internet through Axway Secure Client. Information regarding file history, file acknowledgements and the Cash Letter File Search function is also available.
FedReturn Image Cash Letter (via Secure Client) Service provides the ability to upload FedForward Check 21 Image Deposit files via the internet through Axway Secure Client. Information regarding file history, file acknowledgements and the Cash Letter File Search function is also available.
FedReceipt / Plus Image File Delivery (via Secure Client) Service provides the ability to download FedReceipt Check 21 files (this includes all FedReceipt/Plus Image File Delivery, MICR File Delivery and PDF File Delivery) via the internet through Axway Secure Client. Information regarding file history, file acknowledgements and the Cash Letter File Search function is also available.

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Check Services - FedImage® Services

Access Level Description
Image on Demand Image on Demand links to the Federal Reserve Image Archive services, which include the FedImage Retrieval (image/item view/print) and FedImage Derived Returns Services. The FedImage Derived Returns Service is used to request that the Federal Reserve return physical check items, or copies of the check items, to the Bank of First Deposit (BOFD).

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Check Services - Large Dollar Return

Access Level Description
Large Dollar Return Item Notification Originator Service provides the ability to originate/notify a bank of first deposit (BOFD) that an item for $2,500 or more is being returned.
Large Dollar Return Item Notification Receiver Service provides the ability to receive notifications that an item for $2,500 or more is being returned to your institution.

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Check Services - Check Adjustments

Access Level Description
User Service provides the ability to submit check adjustment requests electronically, reducing the burden of paper forms and telephone inquiries normally associated with a request.
Supervisor Service provides the ability to set defaults for the data elements shown in the Inbox and set a Large Dollar review limit for the institution.

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Connection Management Center

Access Level Description
FedLine Advantage® Technical Contact Provides the ability to enter, but not submit, technical data into the Connection Management Center for Virtual Private Network (VPN) device orders and configuration changes. Provides the ability to view existing profile information, including connectivity data, and the ability to view all FedLine Advantage technical documentation. Note: Orders and configuration changes must be approved and submitted by an authorized End User Authorization Contact (EUAC).

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FedACH® Services

Access Level Description
Derive Returns and Notifications of Change (NOCs) Service provides the ability for Receiving Depository Financial Institutions (RDFIs) to derive a return, NOC, dishonored or contested dishonored return item from the FedACH database. Items are available for the 60 previous business days.
Information Services Service provides enhanced online access to information about FedACH transactions including settlement, file, batch, item and customer profile data. Several features provide customers with time-critical information for the current processing day as well as the 10 previous processing days. Information is also available for customers to view selected information on return activity via the Risk Returns Reporting Service, monitor incoming FedACH batches, files and items via RDFI Alert and automatically generate and distribute reports about information contained in Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions via the FedPayments® Reporter Service.

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FedACH Services - File Processing

Access Level Description
Approve Files Only Service allows the Subscriber to approve and view the status of files. This access level does NOT allow the Subscriber to send or receive files. The Approve Files Only access level would be used to force two separate people to complete the file submission process. The Subscriber would approve files only; a separate Subscriber would be required to send and receive files.
Send and Receive Files Only Service allows the Subscriber to send a file to FedACH, receive a file from FedACH, request an on-demand file and view the status of files. This access level does NOT allow the Subscriber to approve a file and release it for FedACH processing. The Send and Receive Files access level would be used to force two separate people to complete the file submission process. This Subscriber would send and receive files only; a separate Subscriber would be required to approve files.
Send, Receive and Approve Other Files Service allows the Subscriber to send a file to FedACH, receive a file from FedACH, request an on-demand file delivery and view the status of files. In addition, this access level allows the Subscriber to approve files that were sent by another Subscriber. However, the access level restricts the Subscriber from approving the files he/she has sent. While the Subscriber can send, receive and approve files, the Send, Receive and Approve Other Files access level forces two people to complete the file submission process.
Send, Receive and Approve All Files Service allows the Subscriber to send a file to FedACH, receive a file from FedACH, request an on-demand file delivery and view the status of files. In addition, this access level allows the Subscriber to approve files that he/she has sent. The Send, Receive and Approve All Files access level gives the Subscriber the ability to perform ALL facets of the file submission process.

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FedACH Risk® Origination Monitoring Service

Access Level Description
Set/Edit Criteria Dual Control, Release Pended Batches The service monitors batches by either Originating Depository Financial Institution (ODFI) routing transit number (RTN) or ODFI RTN and associated Company ID. This Subscriber may set batch management criteria (example: origination credit cap) with the approval of a second Subscriber. The Subscriber may also release/reject batches pended by the service for exceeding criteria parameters.
Set/Edit Criteria Under Dual Control, View Only Pended Batches The service monitors batches by either ODFI RTN or ODFI RTN and associated Company ID. This Subscriber may set batch management criteria (example: origination credit cap) with the approval of a second Subscriber. The Subscriber may also see but not release/reject batches pended by the service for exceeding criteria parameters.
Set/Edit Criteria, Release Pended Batches The service monitors batches by either ODFI RTN or ODFI RTN and associated Company ID. This Subscriber may set batch management criteria (example: origination credit cap) without requiring a second approval. The Subscriber may also release/reject batches for ACH processing pended by the service for exceeding criteria parameters.
Set/Edit Criteria, View Only Pended Batches The service monitors batches by either ODFI RTN or ODFI RTN and associated Company ID. This Subscriber may set batch management criteria (example: origination credit cap) without requiring a second approval. The Subscriber may also see but not release/reject batches pended by the service for exceeding criteria parameters.
View Only Criteria, Release Pended Batches The service monitors batches by either ODFI RTN or ODFI RTN and associated Company ID. This Subscriber may view batch management criteria (example: origination credit cap) but not set or edit the criteria. The Subscriber may also release/reject batches for ACH processing pended by the service for exceeding criteria parameters.
View Only Criteria, View Only Pended Batches The service monitors batches by either ODFI RTN or ODFI RTN and associated Company ID. This Subscriber may view batch management criteria (example: origination credit cap) but not set or edit the criteria. The Subscriber may also see but not release/reject batches pended by the service for exceeding criteria parameters.

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FedCash® Services

Access Level Description
Administrator Service provides the ability to view reports and to modify "Read Only" and "User" access by limiting the number of branch offices available to those Subscribers.
Cross-shipping Service provides Subscribers access to Cross-shipping information and the Deposit Difference Report on FedLine Web.
Deposit Notification Only for Armored Carriers Service provides a Subscriber at an armored carrier the ability to enter deposit notifications on behalf of a depository institution and to view associated reports for specific endpoints to which the Subscriber has been granted access. (A Subscriber at a depository institution with the “Administrator” access level who has access rights to the endpoint has to grant endpoint access.) A Subscriber with this access level is not able to place currency or coin orders.
Deposit Notification Only for Depository Institutions Service provides a Subscriber at a depository institution the ability to enter deposit notifications and to view associated reports for specific endpoints to which the Subscriber has been granted access. (A Subscriber with the “Administrator” access level who has access rights to the endpoint must grant endpoint access.) A Subscriber with this access level is not able to place currency or coin orders. 
Read Only Service provides the ability to view reports for deposits, deposit differences, file uploads, orders and supply orders.
User Service provides the ability to order currency and coin, to enter deposit notifications, to order cash supplies and to view associated reports.
Custodial Inventory (CI) Services
CI Remote Vault Staff Service provides the ability to perform deposit, withdrawal and transfer transactions, input and/or update payment and vault holdings data for custodial inventories and view associated reports, queries and broadcast messages for the CI sites to which the Subscriber has been granted access.
CI Remote Vault Manager Service provides the ability to perform all functions performed by CI Remote Vault Staff and other functions unique to the CI Remote Vault Manager access level, including opening and closing the CI Vault, making corrections and approving updates to payment and vault holdings data for the CI sites to which the Subscriber has been granted access.
CI Executive Manager Service provides the ability to view reports, queries and broadcast messages for all CI sites to which the Subscriber has been granted access. The Subscriber cannot execute transactions, make or approve corrections or open and close the CI Vault.
Extended Custodial Inventory (ECI) Services
ECI Remote Vault Staff Service provides the ability to perform deposits, withdrawals, re-deposits, transfers and shipments. Subscribers can also view reports, queries and broadcast messages for their ECI sites.
ECI Remote Vault Manager Service provides the ability to perform all functions performed by ECI Remote Vault Staff and other functions unique to the ECI Remote Vault Manager access level, including adjustment transaction processing, access to certain manager reports and ability to override certain conditions.
ECI Executive Manager Service provides the ability to view reports and broadcast messages for the Subscriber's ECI site or other ECI sites managed by the organization.
Country Flow Reporter Service provides the ability to report the currency that is sent to and received from foreign countries by depository institutions that have an account with and obtain services from the Federal Reserve Banks.
Coin Terminal (CT) Services
CT Remote Vault Staff Service provides the ability to perform deposit, order and transfer transactions, enter pallet shipments and view a number of reports, queries and broadcast messages for the CT site to which the Subscriber has been granted access.
CT Remote Vault Manager Service provides the ability to perform all functions performed by CT Remote Vault Staff and other functions unique to the CT Remote Vault Manager access level, including opening and closing the CT Vault, performing denomination switches and viewing all available reports, queries and broadcast messages for the CT site to which the Subscriber has been granted access.
CT Executive Manager Service provides the ability to view all available reports, queries and broadcast messages for the CT site(s) to which the Subscriber has been granted access. Subscribers cannot execute transactions or open and close the CT Vault.

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FedPayments® Manager for the Fedwire Funds Service

Access Level Description
FedPayments Manager - Funds The FedPayments Manager for the Fedwire Funds Service is a tool that depository institutions may use to prepare and submit outgoing messages and other requests to the Fedwire Funds Service for processing.
Funds Analyst The Funds Analyst access level provides inquiry access.
Funds Manager The Funds Manager access level provides the ability to view processing options, view audit log events when changes are made to processing options, and designate email addresses to receive specific internal notifications.
Funds Supervisor At least one subscriber must have the Funds Supervisor access level; this is the ONLY level that can update processing options. The Funds Supervisor access level provides the ability to view and update processing options. This role also allows the subscriber to inquire on incoming and outgoing messages, cancel messages, release messages held for Supervisor review, manage custom templates, and view audit log events and statements.
Funds Transfer Specialist A minimum of two subscribers must have the Funds Transfer Specialist access level; however, more than two is suggested for adequate coverage. The Funds Transfer Specialist access level provides the ability to create, import, update, verify, and submit outgoing messages. This role also allows the subscriber to inquire on incoming and outgoing messages, manage templates and view statements. Please note: The standard security procedures offered by the Federal Reserve Banks require that a sending bank have controls in place to ensure that the initiation of a payment order requires action by more than one individual. The default verification setting in FedPayments Manager requires the verifier to be different from the individual who created an outgoing message, and the individual who last updated the same message.

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FedPayments Manager for the Fedwire Securities Service

Access Level Description
FedPayments Manager - Securities The FedPayments Manager for the Fedwire Securities Service is a tool that depository institutions may use to prepare and submit outgoing messages and other requests to the Fedwire Securities Service for processing.
Securities Analyst The Securities Analyst access level provides inquiry access.
Securities Manager The Securities Manager access level provides the ability to view processing options, view audit log events when changes are made to processing options, and designate email addresses to receive specific internal notifications.
Securities Supervisor At least one subscriber must have the Securities Supervisor access level; this is the ONLY level that can update processing options. The Securities Supervisor access level provides the ability to view and update processing options. This role also allows the subscriber to inquire on incoming and outgoing messages, cancel messages, release messages held for Supervisor review, manage custom templates, and view audit log events and statements.
Securities Transfer Specialist A minimum of two subscribers must have the Securities Transfer Specialist access level; however, more than two is suggested for adequate coverage. The Securities Transfer Specialist access level provides the ability to create, import, update, verify, and submit outgoing messages. This role also allows the subscriber to inquire on incoming and outgoing messages, manage templates, and view statements. Please note: The standard security procedures offered by the Federal Reserve Banks require that a sending bank have controls in place to ensure that the initiation of a securities transfer requires action by more than one individual. The default verification setting in FedPayments Manager requires the verifier to be different from the individual who created an outgoing message, and the individual who last updated the same message.

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Information Central

Access Level Description
FedTransaction Analyzer® Service provides access to a historical database of Fedwire® Funds Service transactions and offers data analysis reports.

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National Settlement Service (NSS)

Access Level Description
FedPayments Manager (FPM) - NSS The FedPayments Manager for the National Settlement Service is a tool that settlement agents may use to prepare and submit settlement files to the National Settlement Service for processing.
Settlement Administrator The Settlement Administrator access level provides the ability to update verification and processing options for your organization. It also provides inquiry access and the ability to submit file retry and cancel instructions. At least one Subscriber from your organization must have the Settlement Administrator access level.
Settlement Analyst The Settlement Analyst access level provides inquiry only access.
Settlement Originator The Settlement Originator access level provides inquiry access and the ability to create, import, verify and submit settlement files. Please note: The Federal Reserve Banks require independent verification of Settlement Files. The default verification setting in the FedPayments Manager requires the verifier to be different from the last updater. Due to the independent verification requirement, please ensure that you have a sufficient number of Subscribers with this access level to allow for vacations, meetings and illness.
Settlement Supervisor The Settlement Supervisor access levels provides inquiry access, the ability to create, import, verify and submit settlement files, and the ability to submit file retry and cancel instructions. Due to the independent verification requirement, please ensure that you have a sufficient number of Subscribers with this access level to allow for vacations, meetings and illness.

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Secure File Transport

Access Level Description
Secure File Transport A utility that provides secure file delivery using Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) between Federal Reserve Bank resources and customers.

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