CUSTOMS & CENTRAL EXCISE
HOTEL SAMRAT, CHANAKYAPURI
NEW DELHI - 110021
Dated: 27th December, 10
All Commissioners of Customs
All Commissioners of Customs and Central Excise
Subject:- Provisioning of IT Infrastructure by Custodians of Customs Stations as per “ Handling of Cargo in Customs Area Regulations” - reg.
Please refer to this office instructions of even No. dated 12th October, 10 regarding salient features of “CBEC Partner Connectivity Solution”.
2. The “CBEC Partner Connectivity Solution”, which provides connectivity and infrastructure solution for ICDs/ CFSs not covered under CBEC WAN/ LAN Project and other agencies requiring connectivity with CBEC Data Center, has been revised based on the fresh requirements emerging from the customs field formations. Certain important changes made in the said document are as follows:
a) Use of Windows PC directly with a Line Printer without the use of Linux based Print Server is not recommended.
b) Compatibility matrix detailing a list of make/ model of equipment already tried and found working has been specified.
c) Connectivity options have been elaborated.
For further details you may kindly refer to the revised document and Compatibility Matrix (Annexure A1) which are enclosed. It may be noted that this matrix is based on experience till date and may revision in future based on further experience. In addition the formats for Non-disclosure agreement which CBEC Partners are to sign with the jurisdictional Commissioner of Customs and the Infrastructure Check List are also enclosed.
3. These documents are also available at www.cbec.gov.in and www.icegate.gov.in. The details of the revised ‘CBEC Partner Connectivity Solution’ may be shared with ICD/CFS and other agencies within your jurisdiction which require connectivity with CBEC Data Center. In case of any doubts/ suggestions you may contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Encl: As above
(Pankaj K. Singh)
Annexure-A: CBEC Partner Connectivity Solution
Annexure-A1: Compatibility Matrix
Annexure-B: Non-Disclosure Agreement
Annexure-C: Custodian Infrastructure Check List
All Systems Managers of Customs/ Customs and Central Excise
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