5734-F11 IBM Check Processing Control System (CPCS)

IBM United States Sales Manual
Revised:  December 01, 2009.

Table of contents  Document options 
TOC Link Product Life Cycle Dates TOC Link Technical Description
TOC Link Abstract TOC Link Planning Information
TOC Link Highlights TOC Link Publications
TOC Link Description TOC Link Security, Auditability, and Control
Printable version Printable version

Product Life Cycle Dates
Program NumberVRM Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5734-F111.13.02004/10/262004/11/12 - -
5734-F111.12.02002/10/012002/10/04 2010/03/31 -
5734-F111.11.01991/11/121992/03/27 - -
5734-F111.10.01989/11/211990/06/29 - 1998/12/31
5734-F111.09.01988/11/151988/12/16 - 1998/12/31
5734-F111.08.01987/01/011987/01/01 - 1990/06/30

Back to topBack to top

The Check Processing Control System (CPCS) performs entry, proof distribution, and balancing functions in a check processing environment. It controls the 3890 Document Processor and creates a database of all passes from initial capture to disposition.

CPCS Release 12 is a direct follow-on to CPCS Release 11. It is released in order to re-base the product for ease of updates.

CPCS Release 13 is a direct follow-on to Release 12.
Back to topBack to top


CPCS Release 13 supersedes CPCS Release 12. All future maintenance will beon Release 13. CPCS Release 13 is upwardly compatible with Release 12.

CPCS Release 12 supersedes CPCS Release 11. All future maintenance will be on Release 12. CPCS Release 12 is upwardly compatible with CPCS Release 11.
Back to topBack to top



  • Captures large volumes of codeline data effectively

  • Captures full document images

  • Facilitates your custom applications

  • Supplies data for your in-house funds-availability analysis system

  • Processes many types of work using common operating procedures

  • Supplies data that can use as input to your extract programs for your various posting systems

Working with the IBM 3890 Document Processor, CPCS offers many advanced features in hardware and software design. These features simplify and increase the speed of check processing while they decrease cost.

Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

CPCS Release 13 is capable as of November 12, 2004, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it.
Back to topBack to top

Technical Description
TOC Link Operating Environment TOC Link Hardware Requirements TOC Link Software Requirements

Operating Environment

Hardware Requirements

CPCS supports IBM 308X, 4381, 3090*, and ES/9000* processors operating in Enterprise Systems Architecture (ESA) mode. CPCS requires a minimum of 2 megabytes of real memory; customers typically require 8 megabytes of real memory. It also requires:

  • Adequate 3390 DASD devices
  • One 3278 Model 2 Display or equivalent.

The following are recommended:

  • One 3890 or one document processor from the 3890/XP Series

  • One JES printer

  • One tape control unit and one magnetic tape unit

  • One 3897 Image Capture System.

There is no change in 24-bit real storage use from the previous release. 24-bit virtual storage may increase significantly. To assure peak performance, CPCS should be designated as non-swappable.

Also refer to Licensed Program Specifications (GH20-4343).

Software Requirements

The following are the minimum set of programs and release levels necessary to use CPCS:

  • MVS System Product (MVS/SP) JES2 Version 3 Release 1 (5685-001) including BSAM, BDAM, QSAM, and VSAM, or equivalent

  • MVS/Data Facility Product Version 3 Release 2 (5665-XA3)

  • ACF/VTAM* (Advanced Communications Function/ Virtual Telecommunications Access Method) Version 3 Release 3 for MVS/ESA (5685-085), or higher, or ACF/VTAM Version 3 Release 2 for MVS/XA (5665-289), or higher

  • VS COBOL II Release 3.2 (5688-023) or both Systems Application Architecture* (SAA*) AD/Cycle* COBOL/370 (5688-197) and SAA AD/Cycle Language Environment/370 (5688-198)

    ** for more information contact your marketing representative **

  • Assembler H Version 2 Release 1 (5668-962)

  • DFSORT Release 11 (5740-SM1)

  • 3890/XP MVS Support Release 2 (5685-037).

The following programs may be required:

  • Advanced Communications Function/Network Control Program (ACF/NCP) Version 4 Release 3 (5668-854) or ACF/NCP Version 5 Release 3 (5668-738), if using Token-Ring attached devices

  • Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) Release 9 (5740-XXH), if RACF security is to be used

  • HPTS Application Library Services (ALS) Release 1 (5706-288), if image capture is to be used.

Also refer to Licensed Program Specifications (GH20-4343).
Back to topBack to top

Planning Information

Customer Responsibilities

Not applicable.


CPCS Release 12 is upwardly compatible with CPCS Release 11.

CPCS Release 13 is upwardly compatible with CPCS Release 12.
Back to topBack to top


A memo (GI10-4552), program directory (GI10-4091), and one copy of the CD-ROM (SK3T-2200) on which the following publications reside with the basic machine-readable material:

  • Licensed Program Specifications (GH20-4343)
  • General Information Guide (GH20-1008)
  • Installation Guide (GA34-2178)
  • Terminal Operations Guide (SH20-1229)
  • Customizations Guide (SC31-2853)
  • Programming and Diagnostics Guide (SC31-2854)
  • Messages and Codes (SC31-4004)
  • On Line Adjustments Guide (GC31-2723)

Additional copies of the CD-ROM are available for a fee after program availability. These copies may be ordered from your IBM marketing representative or by direct order.
Back to topBack to top

Security, Auditability, and Control

This program uses the security and auditability features of a RACF compatible security system.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.


(R), (TM), * Trademark or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.

** Company, product, or service name may be a trademark or service mark of others.
 © IBM Corporation 2009.
Back to topBack to top

Share this page

Digg Linked In

Contact IBM