Yammer Authentication Update

On Thursday, November 10, 2016 Penn State IT will be updating Yammer to use Microsoft technologies for authentication, which have been integrated with Penn State WebAccess and related services. This update will occur in the morning during the regularly scheduled IT maintenance window from 5:00 AM to 7:00 AM (05:00 to 07:00 EST, 10:00 to 12:00 UTC).

This update is required by Microsoft for the continued and expanded use of the Yammer service.

With a successful update there will be no change visually to how you logged in before. There will be no change in the way you logged in before. With a successful change you should notice no difference at all.

It is not expected that the service will be down for the entire two hours, but please plan on Yammer being unavailable during that time.

Reference ServiceNow change: CHG0038229

More information: Yammer Authentication Update

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