The Instruction File Generator provides a simple solution for creating securities or cash instructions. Its use is primarily in the unlikely event of Xact Web Portal being unavailable. It can also be used in circumstances where Clearstream Banking customers experience problems with instruction input using Xact Web Portal and wish to input simple instructions locally and send their instructions using Xact File Transfer. Clearstream Banking recommends Xact File Transfer via Internet for this purpose.

The Instruction File Generator is a Microsoft Excel spread-sheet solution incorporating an Excel macro. It can be used by any user who has access to Microsoft Excel 2002 or above. It can be used concurrently by an unlimited number of users.