Summary of Upcoming Changes with User Impacts
(Revised September 8, 2021)
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|Grantor S2S, Applicant S2S||
On September 18, 2021, Grants.gov will enhance security for our System-to-System (S2S) interface in the Production environment.
The following weak ciphers will be disabled:
Grants.gov will continue to enable the following ciphers in Production and Training:
Grants.gov made this security enhancement in the Training environment on May 19, 2021 in order to give S2S users an opportunity to test and update their systems in preparation for the update in the Production environment.
Impact: Applicant and Grantor S2S Users should update their systems before September 18, 2021
|Grantors, Applicants, Grantor S2S, Applicant S2S||
Starting on April 4, 2022, the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number will be replaced by a “new, non-proprietary identifier” requested in, and assigned by, the System for Award Management (SAM.gov). This new identifier is being called the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI).
To learn more about the transition from DUNS Numbers to the UEI, including information on changes to federal grant application forms, please visit our Planned UEI Updates page.
For the Summary of Recent Changes with User Impact, please see the Releases page for the details of the recent enhancements to Grants.gov.