DST Download Manager
Open your DST Download Manager. Click on Edit|Setup
The Host Name is filled in for you. Fill in your User Name and Password DST assigned to you. Remember it is case sensitive. The ZIP Password is no longer required. Click Save.
Make sure you are connected to the internet.
Open your DST Download Manager.
Click the Download Button.
This will connect to DST and list the files for you to download. When it is finished listing your files on the right, click the Retrieve button. When it is finished downloading click the Extract button. When it is finished extracting click Close.
To this point you have retreived data from DST and brought it to your computer. It is not yet in the Inscomm Database, the next step will accomplish that.
With your DST Download Manager open,
Set the Filter By Company field to ALL.
The Sort By to Process Date, File Type
Check the box Pending Only. This will display only files that have not been imported.
The lower left panel allows you to filter out only those file types you want displayed.
To Begin your Import: Check only Account Master and New Account Activity. This will list all those file types. Right click on any file in the list and choose "Select All". Right click again, select Import. This will import all your Account Master and New Account Activity files. (You may not have these file types everytime, but if you do they MUST be imported first). When these files have been imported, they will clear from the window.
When the Account Master and New Account Activity files have finished importing, continue on and check ALL the remaining file types: Account Position, Financial Directive, Distribution, Price Refresher and Security. Right click on any file in the list and choose "Select All". Right click again and select Import. This will import the remaining files. (When these files have been imported they will clear from the window.)
If there are any errors to report, click Print and print them off.
If you receive an error report with "Cusip Not Found", "Product Not Found" or if you know the Company(s) you are downloading have had a cusip change, then you need to update the cusips in your database. Click the link Cusip help to learn how to update the cusips.