There are now two formats of the DPV, LACSLink, SuiteLink, and RDI directories available for download from the Software Downloads.
The downloads labeled SHA-256 will only work with Data Services 4.2 SP7 Patch 1 and later:
If you haven’t upgraded to Data Services 4.2 SP7 Patch 1 or later then you should be downloading the one without the SHA-256 label.
Important Note: The original format of these directories is only available until June 2017 and anyone using the affected directories will need to upgrade to Data Services 4.2 SP7 Patch 1 or later.
Q – Why is SAP doing this!?
A – It is a USPS required change to make the directories more secure.
Q – Do the DPV, LACSLink, SuiteLink, and RDI directories all need to be the same format?
A – Yes.
See the below Knowledge Base Article and FAQ for more information:
Knowledge Base Article:
Frequently Asked Questions on the EIM Wiki: