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What is ECPDS?

ECPDS is a system for transmitting real-time data. 

Data is pushed according to a specific schedule into remote users' machines using standard transfer protocols such as FTP or SFTP.

Please check our documentation, including video tutorials, for an introduction to the interface features and capabilities.


The ECMWF Product Dissemination System (ECPDS) is available at

If you have problems accessing port 9443 use the following instead:

Get access to ECPDS

Member and Co-operating States

The ECPDS web service is available to Member and Co-operating States.

To gain access, you need to have a suitable ECMWF registered user account and a security token.

To request access, please contact our service desk at


The ECPDS web service is available to customers holding maximum-charge commercial or NMHS non-commercial licences.

If you believe you should have access to ECPDS but did not receive your security token please open a query "Question"