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Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2 Preview 

We are pleased to announce the availability of the Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 release wave 2 preview. The 2019 release wave 2 update for Dynamics 365 Business Central is coming in October. To help you prepare for this update, a preview of the release is available now in sandbox environments. This gives tenant administrators...

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Cryptography Management in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

As we turn code into components in the System Application layer, we’re putting considerable effort into standardizing how we handle sensitive data. Together with changes in Secret Management, the Cryptography Management module will provide support for safely storing sensitive data....

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Update to TLS 1.2 or later in Dynamics 365 Business Central in 2019 release wave 2 

In 2019 release wave 2, the Dynamics 365 Business Central team has focused on making sure that the entire product stack uses best-in-class encryption. As a result, we discontinue the support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1. Microsoft’s TLS 1.0 implementation has no known security vulnerabilities. However, due to the potential for...

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Web Services and Multiple Production Environments with Dynamics 365 Business Central 

The 2019 Wave 2 release of Business Central Online in October introduces the ability to create multiple production environments for each Azure Active Directory tenant. This provides companies with divisions in multiple countries the option to create a separate Business Central environment in other countries in which they have a business presence. An integral part...

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Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

Didn’t you wish there was some expert that would just explain how to use Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technologies? Purvin Patel brings his firehose of information to the community every Monday at 10am (Pacific) as part of a weekly webinar series.  You should expect deep dives, special guests, MVPs talking about cool things they...

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Build on the System Application in Dynamics 365 Business Central using Docker 

As Jesper described in his post about our componentization project, in the Business Central 2019 release wave 2 we’re splitting Business Central into two major chunks that collect and separate the under-the-hood, platform-like functions from the business logic. These are the System Application and the Base Application, respectively. In addition to simplifying the code, one...

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Changes in Secret Management in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

We’re committed to ensuring the security of sensitive information in Business Central, and Azure Key Vault secrets are no exception. As we move farther away from the code customization model toward extensibility, Isolated Storage will give Microsoft and our partners standard processes for storing and handling this information....

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Collaborate on content for Dynamics 365 Business Central 

Earlier, I blogged about the Dynamics 365 Business Central user assistance model and what we expect you to do about it. In this blog post, I’ll talk more about the Learn More content that we publish on the Docs.microsoft.com site, how we collaborate on delivering it, the tools and processes we use, and how you...

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Extending and customizing the Help in Dynamics 365 Business Central 

As part of getting your Dynamics 365 Business Central app validated for AppSource, you are expected to deliver content that helps users understand how to use the functionality that your app provides. Think of this as Help or docs, and you’re off to a good start. But there is more to it than that, and...

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Reusing classic object-based Help on your Dynamics 365 Business Central Help Server 

If you are upgrading customers from Dynamics NAV 2017 or earlier versions to the latest version of Dynamics 365 Business Central, then you probably have an existing Help solution for the customized functionality in their old Dynamics NAV solution. However, Business Central does not support the field-based approach to context-sensitive Help that Dynamics NAV 2017...

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Where did my Dynamics 365 Business Central Document View in Outlook go? 

With the newest version of Outlook clients, the Outlook team has changed the way add-in manifest files specify their contextual rules for matching text within the body of the email. This change rolled out in requirement set version 1.5, which is used by the latest version of the Outlook 2016 desktop client as well as...

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Breaking the monolith: Introducing the Business Central System Application 

The landscape in which ERP solutions operate is undergoing major changes. Those changes are also being referred to as the digital transformation or the industrial evolution 4.0. For Dynamics NAV to stay relevant, the product had to join that transformation and become a cloud solution, operating in the heart of the intelligent cloud. It had...

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