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Checking to see when the USPS Reference files expire in MailStream Plus

Products affected:  MailStream Plus™ 
Product Feature: USPS Reference file Expiration date
Operating System: All supported platform
Database: USPS Reference Files

 
For Windows, UNIX and Linux find  the jobname.rpt
For IBMi, find the prntrpt for the job
For z/OS find the msrprpt for the job 
 
Then search on ‘expir’  and you will find the Induction and Expiration dates for your USPS Reference files being used by the job.  This example has the Jan 2015 USPS Reference file dates:
Postal Reference File Build Date JAN19

USPS File Date Information

Labeling list Dates
Publication Date 2019/01/01
Start Mail Induction Date 2019/02/01
End Mail Induction\Expiration Date 2019/03/31      - here is when these USPS Reference files will expire

Delivery Count Dates
Publication Date 2019/01/01

City State File Dates
Cycle Date 2019/01/15

Zone matrix file Dates
Publication Date 2019/01/01
Start Mail Induction Date 2019/02/01
End Mail Induction\Expiration Date 2019/03/31  
     - here is when these USPS Reference files will expire


Drop Ship File Dates
Mail Direction File Publication Date 2019/01/01
Mail Direction File Start Induction Date 2019/02/01
Mail Direction File End Induction\Expiration Date 2019/03/31
     - here is when these USPS Reference files will expire
Address File Publication Date 2018/12/27
UPDATED:  May 23, 2019