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CONNECTIONS move to VMWare and MFA (December 2020)

Beginning in January 2021, the CONNECTIONS move from the Citrix platform to VMWare will begin a phased rollout, expected to extend over two to three months. In addition, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) will be implemented, requiring use of an RSA token (hardware or software) when accessing CONNECTIONS from outside the state network. Below are instructional and informational documents to assist with this transition.

CONNECTIONS Build 3 2020: AFCARS Changes and Other Enhancements (December 2020)

A new CONNECTIONS build deployed on Wednesday, December 9th, which includes enhancements in the following areas:

Please see the PowerPoint (link below) for details.

Placement Module (2018-2020)

Uploading Photos and Documents in CONNECTIONS

Vacancy Control Modernization (Summer 2017)

Foster and Adoptive Record Summary (Winter/Spring 2017)

Intake Checklist, Foster Home Identification, and Foster Care Notifcation (Fall 2016)

Family Services Stage Modernization - Phase 5 (Fall 2016)
Health Services Module

Family Services Stage Modernization - Phase 4 (Spring 2016)
Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP), Service Plan Review (SPR), and New Functionality to Support the Prevention of Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act

State Education Data Window (January 2016)

Sex Trafficking Screening Window (December 2015)

Agency Access, Organizational Hierarchy, and Progress Notes (Fall 2015)

Family Services Stage Modernization - Phase 2 (Summer 2015)

Family Services Stage Modernization - Phase 1 (Spring 2015)

Implemented Build Material

FSI Modernization (January 2015)

Activities Window Implementation (2014)

FAR Implementation (2014)

NYTD Implementation

Implementation Archive Page

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