Security Changes Impacting Dynamics GP Users

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Why it’s important to schedule a GP upgrade as soon as possible:

Microsoft is changing email security rules effective October 1, 2022, and it will impact Microsoft Dynamics GP users like you. Here are the three quick details to know:

THE TIMELINE: On October 1, 2022, Microsoft will release changes to email security for Office 365.

THE PROBLEM: This change causes disruptive email outages and prevents you from using email and workflow functionality within your system if you are not on the most current version of Microsoft Dynamics GP.

THE SOLUTION: To avoid an interruption of emails we are recommending upgrading to GP 18.4 or taking the next step to migrate to Business Central before October 1, 2022.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I know if my business is impacted by this change?

  • Schedule a call with your Client Account Manager today and they will help you assess your software and advise you on the best
    plan to support your business needs going forward.

How can I check my current version of Microsoft Dynamics GP?

  • Follow these instructions to find out what version of Microsoft Dynamics GP you are currently running or ask your Microsoft Dynamics Partner for assistance.
    • Option 1: Take note of the version number that shows on the bottom left of your login screen to Dynamics GP.
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    • Option 2: Click the help menu in Dynamics GP (the blue question mark icon on the top right corner), then click on “About Microsoft Dynamics GP” in the drop down navigation. Your version number will show on the top of the second column of the pop-up box.
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How do I know if moving to Business Central is right for my business?

  • Are you a small or mid-sized business?
  • Have you outgrown your accounting software?
  • Do you rely on manual methods or have multiple software systems?
  • Do you need a solution that is flexible and highly customizable?
  • Are you looking for better data security?

Dynamics 365 Business Central is designed for small to mid-sized businesses and can be right for you if you’re looking for an all-in-one cloud solution to help you run your business seamlessly with automatic software updates and new features.

Learn More about Business Central:

Why is Microsoft making these email security changes?

Microsoft has millions of customers who have Basic Authentication enabled in their tenant but only use Modern Authentication. Unfortunately, many of them don’t know Basic is enabled and the risks it presents, so Microsoft will help secure their data by turning it off.

During the next few months, Microsoft may temporarily (less than one day) disable ‘basic authentication’ on your system if you are using Office 365 for your mail. This is also known as Exchange in the cloud.

The intent of this interruption to the mail system is to provide a notification that this change is coming on October 1, 2022, so that all clients can be warned in advance and take steps to be prepared. Here are some helpful articles for you to review with your IT team.

Schedule a call with your Client Account Manager by June 1, 2022, or contact

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