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Reduce timeouts for cascading transactions 

Have you ever tried to assign an account to a new owner only to have the system lock up and timeout because you have too many child records in the cascading transaction set? A new feature is available for preview that will help reduce system timeouts when processing entity updates that use large volume cascading...

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Storing Common Data Service activity logs outside of Office 365 

Activity Logging was introduced in Dynamics 365 version 8 and still exists today within Common Data Service. It’s in addition to the existing auditing capability that has been available in Dynamics 365 since CRM 2011. How Activity Logging differs from existing Dynamics 365 auditing Existing audit logging covers enabling and viewing logging for specific entities...

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Deprecation of Unified Service Desk 3.2 and lower versions, and features 

To help provide the best possible Unified Service Desk experiences, we recently announced the General Availability of Unified Service Desk 4.1, delivering improved performance and a host of feature enhancements. Below you’ll find information about the versions and features that have been marked as deprecated with the latest release of Unified Service Desk 4.1. Administrators and IT professionals...

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Disabling opt-in model in Field Service and Project Service applications on Unified Interface framework (version 8.x and 3.x) 

The platform recently shipped a setting for Unified Interface framework only. In the near future, this setting will be enabled by default. In support of this, beginning on May 17th, Field Service v8.x and Project Service v3.x will begin to be made the default solutions available through AppSource. Depending on an instance’s geography, the default version...

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Using Azure Active Directory groups to manage a user’s app and data access 

Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x Applies to Common Data Service The administration of app and data access for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and Common Data Service has been extended to allow administrators to use their organization’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) groups to manage access rights for licensed...

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Release Notes for Universal Resource Scheduling, September 2018 – Dynamics 365 v. 9.1 

Applies to Universal Resource Scheduling solution (version 3.1.0.xx), Field Service application (version 8.1.x.xx), Project Service Automation application (version 3.1.0.xx) On Dynamics 365 version 9.1.x)    We’re pleased to announce the latest update to Universal Resource Scheduling, powering the Customer Service, Field Service, and Project Service Automation applications for Dynamics 365. This release includes improvements to quality, performance, and usability, and is based on your feedback and...

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