Upgrade to CM/ECF 4.1 / 4.2 November 10, through November 13 , 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Court will be installing a new version of CM/ECF beginning on Thursday, November 10, 2011 and continuing through the weekend. CM/ECF will be removed from service at 4:00 pm on Thursday , November 10, 2011. Service is expected to be restored no later than Monday, November 14, 2011.

This version of CM/ECF includes many enhancements and changes to file structures. All filers are encouraged to test events that they normally file , especially those of you who use any automated programs.
If you wish to try the new version of CM/ECF you may do so by visiting https://ecf-test.ilnb.uscourts.gov/ and logging-in. The same login name and password you use in our Live area will work in the Test area. Please be certain you are in the TEST area. Our test area will look like the image in the following link: CM/ECF Test Area image. If it does not, you are not in the TEST area. PLEASE check the url and be sure you are in the TEST area when testing the new release.

Please see the links below for additional information. 4.2 Changes will be effective December 1, 2011.

Notes for Pacer Users: (4.1) and (4.2)
Overview of 4.1 Changes from Procedure Manual https://tdi.ilnb.uscourts.gov/madcap/content/cm_ecf_releases/cmecf4.0_an...

If you have any questions, please contact our ECF Help Desk at 312-408-7765.