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How to update the WinRM SSL certificate on environments deployed in your subscription 

For environments deployed in your subscription that are not managed by Microsoft, the WinRM SSL certificate will expire one year from the date the environment was deployed. If your WinRM SSL certificate has expired, you will see the following error message when rotating secrets using the Maintain > Rotate Secrets through Lifecycle Services. You can...

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Introducing Outlook category-based tracking in server-side synchronization 

Applies to: Dynamics 365 (online) versions 8.2 and 9.0 At the beginning of this year, we set out to bridge the gap between Dynamics 365 App for Outlook, the future of Dynamics 365 and Outlook integration, and the legacy Outlook add-in Dynamics 365 for Outlook. We are excited to announce the latest improvements to server-side synchronization...

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Using SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) with Dynamics NAV 

Over the last few months, the Dynamics NAV team has been testing compatibility with SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), and we are now proud to announce that the following Dynamics NAV versions all support SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE): Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Microsoft Dynamics...

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Microsoft Business Applications at //Build 

Adaptability. It is the key to the success of any business. How a business adapts to the needs of its customers, market demands, its environment, as well as any cultural shifts. To effectively adapt, an organization needs to have systems in place that allow it to change its business processes in real-time and do so...

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Building a servitization mindset to transform your field service organization 

Servitization is likely a familiar term to many field service organizations as leading companies around the world, from aerospace to oil and gas exploration, move from a traditional product-centric delivery model to a more service-centric one. In a global, commoditized economy, successful companies understand the need to differentiate themselves through service delivery. In fact, according...

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Deploying DevTest and Build environments from LCS not working as expected 

Update as of April 26th, 2018 – This issue has now been resolved and customers and partners can resume environment deployment in their own subscription. However, any submitted requests for environment deployment in implementation projects will resume slowly.   We are aware an issue in LCS that is causing DevTest and Build environment deployments that...

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Rotate the expired or nearly expired certificates on your downloadable VHD 

To rotate certificates on machines created from the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations downloadable VHD, complete the following steps for each certificate. Sample PowerShell scripts are provided where applicable. 1. Identify which certificates will expire in the next two months. Get-ChildItem -path Cert:\LocalMachine\My | Where {$_.NotAfter -lt $(get-date).AddMonths(2)} | Sort NotAfter | Format-Table Subject,...

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Dynamics 365 Retail Return Locations Not Populating Based on the Return Subcode Selected in POS 

After installing a hotfix (Ex, KB4090327) for Retail Return Location customers have been having issues with Return Locations not populating. First, go to Retail > Inventory management > Return locations to create your Return location. In my example if you select the Defect Subcode (1), the Returned item should go into the Central\Houston\Defected location (only if...

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