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With the Dynamics 365 July 2017 Update, Microsoft has added a configurable “Max Session Timeout” and “Inactivity Timeout” functionality. These separate functions are meant to meet both HIPAA and FedRAMP requirements. To learn more about this update and more, be sure to click here to enroll in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 July 2017 Update webinar series – starting July 25!

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The Max Session Timeout values are configurable from within the System Settings of CRM for Dynamics 365. As shown below, these values are located under the “Set session timeout” section.

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Users will receive a warning before the session timeout is reach. This will allow them to either sign in again, or save their work so they don’t lose unsaved changes.

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The “Inactivity Timeout” settings are also configured in System Settings; under the “Set inactivity timeout” section.

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Like the session timeout, users will also receive a warning prior to being signed out due to inactivity.

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Note:

The Session Timeout requires users to re-authenticate once the ‘maximum session length’ is reached. Also, the Inactivity session timeout can only extend up to the ‘maximum session timeout’ setting and the contents of the screen are blanked out when the session expires.

To stay on top of all Dynamics 365 updates, be sure to register for our Dynamics 365 July 2017 Update webinar series now!

Happy Dynamics 365’ing!

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