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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...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

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,...Read more

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...Read more

A day in the life: The AI enabled field service organization 

Field service organizations have historically run under a reactive, break-fix operating model, only able to respond to device failures after customers report a problem. Modern field service organizations need new ways to make sense of available information to enable their people and take early action to address customer needs. Intelligent, predictive systems driven by artificial...Read more

Rotate the expired or nearly expired SSL certificate on your subscription’s one-box environments 

On April 23 2018 17:00:00 UTC, the SSL certificate on one-box environments that are under your subscription and not managed by Microsoft, will expire. Project owners or Environment managers can rotate the certificate from LCS. If you do not rotate the certificate, when you try to use Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or Dynamics 365 for...Read more

Cumulative Update 42 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 has been released 

Cumulative Update 42 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015. The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative update....Read more