O365 Mail Legacy Sunset

Project Description: Migrate approx. 4,500 users who are using Basic Authentication for email to Modern Authentication

Project Purpose/Business Need: The purpose of this project is to stop University users from using Basic Authentication and instead use Modern Authentication The Business need or this project stems from the following factors:

  • Microsoft is ending support for Basic Authentication
  • Modern Authentication is more secure

Project Scope:

  • Eliminate use of old technology and migrate users off basic authentication.
  • All clients need to use modern authentication, the more secure method use Factor Authentication (2FA).

IT Partners Impacted by Project: This change impacts all partners across the University, including some Emeriti and former students who are accessing UChicago email.

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Posted on

October 15, 2020

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