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LCS (February 2018 – release 2) release notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS (February 2018, release 2).  Download Critical X++ updates  For Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition, you will have a Critical X++ updates tile available in your production environment.    To prevent known issues that...Read more

Notice of upcoming change: Removing RDP access to Tiers 2, 3, 4, and 5 Standard Acceptance Test (or Sandbox) environments deployed in Microsoft subscription 

In the next few months, customers who have purchased Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition (D365FFO) and Dynamics 365 for Retail will no longer have RDP access to the Tiers 2, 3, 4, and 5 Standard Acceptance Test environments deployed in a Microsoft subscription. Today, customers and partners do not have RDP access to...Read more

Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement API limits 

Beginning March 19, 2018, we will limit the number of API requests made by each user, within an organization. Each user will be allowed up to 60,000 API requests within five minutes. This limit will help ensure that users running applications that make extraordinarily large demands on servers will not affect other users. The limit...Read more

Important Notes for Field Service and Project Service Automation after upgrade of Dynamics 365 Organizations to version 9.0 

After you upgrade Dynamics 365 organizations to Dynamics 365 (online), version 9.0, please also make sure to upgrade the existing Field Service and Project Service Automation solution to the latest and greatest version; this ensures functionalities work as expected and allows you to try out new capabilities introduced in the new release. To update to...Read more

Working with WordWaiter class with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 

SinceDynamics NAV 2017 Cumulative Update 13 – and also in Dynamics NAV 2018 – the Office Integration experience has been enriched by a new interop assembly to handle non-modal calls to Microsoft Word and retrieve document close events. The .NET Type added to Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Integration.Office DLL are the following: Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Integration.Office.Word.WordDocumentWaiter Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Integration.Office.Word.WordDocumentWaiter+DocumentCloseHandlerEventArgs A typical example where this...Read more

Release Notes for Field Service and Project Service Automation Update Release 4 

Applies to: Field Service for Dynamics 365, Project Service Automation for Dynamics 365, and Universal Resource Scheduling (URS) solution on Dynamics 365 9.0.x   We’re pleased to announce the latest update to the Field Service and Project Service Automation applications for Dynamics 365. This release includes improvements to quality, performance, and usability, and is based...Read more

Known issue: Package deployment failing for some Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4 and Tier 5 sandbox environments deployed in Microsoft subscriptions 

Update as of Feb  22, 2018 – The below issue has now been fixed. Applying packages will no longer fail during the preperation phase when trying to download the package on the BI machine.    A recent change is causing package deployments to fail during the preparation phase when trying to download a package on the...Read more

Be vigilant against phishing attempts 

We have seen reports of Dynamics NAV being used in phishing campaigns involving fake invoices from Microsoft. Please remember to always be vigilant against phishing attempts. For more on protecting yourself from phishing scams, please see  ...Read more

Conversations about Business Applications: Momentum and progress 

Over the past several weeks, I’ve had an opportunity to spend quality time with several customers, partners, and industry analysts. It’s been incredibly insightful to learn more about their experiences and perspectives on our business and to share with them my optimism and excitement about Microsoft Business Applications. On the recent Microsoft Q2 earnings webcast,...Read more

What’s new in Universal Resource Scheduling for Dynamics 365 February 2018 Update 

Applies to Universal Resource Scheduling solution (version, Field Service application (version, Project Service Automation application (version On Dynamics 365 version 9.0.x)   Continuing our theme for our update releases, Universal Resource Scheduling February Update focuses on our customers, with improvements in user experience, feature discoverability, stability, and highly requested scenarios. For a...Read more