Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Recent failures in servicing, database movement and upgrade 

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Latest Update  – This issue has been resolved. We updated the impacted production environments with the critical update in the first week of March. We have not seen any issues since then.   Updated as of Feb 26th – We have determined the root cause and not all environments are affected by this failure. We are closely monitoring Read more

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Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations version 10.0 (April 2019) is now available for preview 

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We’re excited to announce the release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations version 10.0 (April 2019) for preview through Lifecycle Services (LCS). This release is packed with some great features. To see what’s included in this release, check What’s New article. This is a Preview release and is not meant for Production use. This Read more

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Manual Environment Upgrade At Maximum Capacity 

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As the end of year approaches, the Microsoft Dynamics Service Engineering team is reducing available manual-upgrade slots for customer Sandbox and Production environments.  This is to help stabilize environments and the overall service during the holiday season. If upgrading before end of year is an urgent matter for your business, please signup for the Self-service Read more

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Issues when syncing to BPM using a custom Azure DevOps (VSTS) process template 

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When setting up your Azure DevOps (VSTS) project in Lifecycle Services (LCS), if you use an inherited process template with custom fields, you may receive the following warning message: “The selected VSTS project is based on a custom process template. Custom process templates are not supported and may cause errors when synchronizing Business Process Modeler Read more

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Announcing the 8.0 to 8.1 binary update package is generally available 

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We are excited to announce that the Application & Platform binary update package is generally available in LCS! The package has been validated by a series of customers and partners who participate in our early access program. After evaluating the feedback, we have now made the experience generally available. To update your 8.0 environments to Read more

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Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Develop and Test environments have moved to Managed premium disks. Please redeploy today! 

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As of October 13, 2018, we adjusted the configuration of  Finance and Operations Develop and Test environments for better performance. All new deployments have moved to Managed premium disks, optimized for DS12v2 VMs. Because of updates to code and metadata, development and testing requires extensive disk access operations. Moving to Managed premium disks will provide a Read more

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Inspecting a D365FO Meta Data Hotfix Content 

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In this article, you will find detailed instructions, on how to inspect content of a D365FO meta data hotfix. The article describes a manual approach as well as running PowerShell scripts to extract the underlying dependencies of hotfixes and affected objects. All descriptions are in attached “Inspecting a D365FO Meta Data Hotfix Content.docx” document. Inspecting-a-D365FO-Meta-Data-Hotfix-Content2 Read more

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ERP Modernization: One version for all customers 

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We continuously enhance Microsoft Dynamics 365 with new capabilities to enable global businesses to accelerate their digital transformation. As we add product enhancements and performance improvements at a rapid pace, we’re optimizing the way in which we deliver updates. This helps our customers stay current in a consistent, predictable, and seamless manner. In the April Read more

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New feature – Sandbox to Production Service Requests 

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With the LCS release on Monday October 8th 2018, we are pleased to announce the general availability of a new Service request type that targets the Go Live experience. Many customers and partners use what is commonly referred to as a “Golden Configuration” environment, which is a database populated with basic data elements and configurations Read more

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