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Dynamics 365 for Retail webinars 

We know that applications and services can sometimes change at a fast rate, and that it can be hard for consumers to keep abreast of all the latest changes. To help you stay current, the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Retail product team conducts a monthly webinar on the first Thursday of every month, providing information...

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LCS (December 2018 – release 1) release notes 

Self-service upgrade becomes generally available After you complete the code upgrade and are able to perform an end-to-end data upgrade in your development environment without manipulating data in Microsoft SQL Server, you can begin the upgrade process in your sandbox environment. Self-service upgrade allows the provisioning of a free sandbox on your target version. You...

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Manual Environment Upgrade At Maximum Capacity 

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...

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LCS (November 2018 – release 2) release notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the availability of the LCS November 2018, release 2. Start/Stop buttons will not be available during an ongoing servicing operation Starting with this release the Start and Stop button visible on the environment details page for non-Production environments will not be available during an...

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

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...

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LCS (October – release 2) release notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS (October 2018, release 2).   Updates to the Performance troubleshooting tool in Lifecycle Services We have made some improvements to the performance troubleshooting tools available under SQL Insights in the Environment Monitoring dashboard in LCS:...

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LCS (October 2018) release notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the changes made available in the October releases.   Sandbox to Production service request We recently added a new service request type that can be used in the go-live process to move the database from Sandbox to Production. For details on where to find...

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

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...

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