M2M Credentials Setup

Accounting, Inventory & Remittance Software

M2M Credentials Setup

How to Renew an Expired M2M Credentials?

Machine credentials (M2M) expire two years from the date of creation, follow the next steps to renew an expired M2M:

  • Run Firefox or Google Chrome browser
  • Login to https://authorisationmanager.gov.au/#/login
  • Click on View or manage authorisation, ...
  • Click on the business name under the entity name
  • Click on Manage Credentials
  • Click Edit to view the current M2M credential details
  • Check Valid To item to see if the M2M is expired
  • Continue to next step if the selected M2M credential is expired.

  • if the M2M is expired, rename the file keystore-new.xml to keystore-old.xml which can be found on your computer C:\Users\your-windows-username\AppData\Roaming\ATOMAS
  • Switch back to RAM portal, and click Back to go back to the M2M credentials list
  • Click on Manage Credentials
  • Click on Create Machine Credential
  • If you do not see the Create Machine Credential means that the required software is not downloaded, follow the instructions @Setting Up Machine Credentials - step 3 below.

  • Enter your preferred password
  • Enter the same display name that was used before, by doing this you will have the same permissions as before and you don't need to setup any permissions through the Access Manager portal, you might see the following warning:
  • The credential name is already being used by another credential for the business. The new credential will share the same permissions as the existing credential.

  • Place a check mark on the machine credential legal statement
  • Click on Download to download the M2M credentials on your computer
  • Double click on the required Sooya Software Application, and your new M2M should be automatically selected
  • If you did not see the new M2M, click Browse and select the new M2M keystore.



Setting Up M2M Credentials

Step 1: MyGovID Mobile App Download

This step must be done by the business owner or an authorised person
If you have already setup MyGovID app then continue to Step 2

  • Download MyGovID app from Google Play or App Store
  • Once the app is successfully installed, you need to setup your personal details
  • Make sure to enter a valid personal details which is linked to the business
  • You need an email address, and two identifications such as Driver Licence and Medicare Card

Step 2: Linking a Business or Company

This step must be done on your computer with either Firefox or Google Chrome browser

  • Run Firefox or Google Chrome browser
  • Go to Relationship Authorisation Manager
  • Click on Login with MyGovID
  • Enter the email address that you setup on your mobile phone for MyGovID
  • Click Login and you should see a 4 digit code
  • Enter the displayed code on your mobile phone and click Accept
  • On your computer, you should be logged in to RAM website
  • If you have already linked your business then continue to Step 3
  • Click on Link My Business
  • Click on Continue
  • Enter the personal address details for the displayed name and click Continue
  • You should see the business name if the personal details matches
  • Select the required business name to be linked with this MyGovID

Step 3: Setting Up M2M Credentials

Once the required business is linked, you can continue to create M2M credentials

  • Click on View or manage authorisation, ...
  • Click on the business name
  • Click on Manage Credentials
  • Click on Machine Credential Downloads
  • New page appears, scroll down to the section How to create a machine credential
  • Click on Windows – Chrome and Firefox to download the required software
  • A zip file atobeinstaller_exe.zip is downloaded on your computer
  • Double click on the downloaded zip file, then double click on ATOBEInstaller.exe and follow the installation instructions
  • Once it is successfully installed, switch back to Firefox or Chrome browser
  • And you might get a popup window to enable the installed extension, click Enable Extension
  • Switch back to the main RAM page
  • Click on Manage Authorisation and click on the business name
  • Click on Manage Credentials
  • Click on Create Machine Credentials
  • Enter your preferred password and a display name
  • Place a check mark on the machine credential legal statement
  • Click on Download to download the M2M credentials on your computer

Step 4: Setting Up M2M on Sooya Software

Payroll Plus STP Software

This applies to Business Manager with Payroll Plus STP software package

  • Login to Business Manager Payroll Plus STP
  • Click File
  • Click M2M Keystore
  • The M2M Keystroe window appears, Click Browse
  • Select the file keystore-new.xml
  • Click Open
  • You should see the new M2M credentials populated in the drop down list
  • Click on Cancel to exit

All Other Sooya Software Products (AtoConnect / AtoConnect 4.1)

This applies to all other Sooya Software Products (AtoConnect and AtoConnect 4.1)

  • Double click on the required Sooya Software application AtoConnect or AtoConnect 4.1
  • Click M2M option
  • Click Browse
  • Select the file keystore-new.xml
  • Click Open
  • You should see the new M2M credentials populated in the drop down list
  • Enter the M2M password and login

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