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The flowchart diagrams feature in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) is planned for deprecation 

The flowchart diagrams feature in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) is planned for deprecation   Why is this being deprecated? Based on user feedback, the flowchart diagrams feature does not generate detailed visual graphics. In addition, the activities shape options are limited, lacking both modern design and capability. This has resulted in low usage and adoption...

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Lifecycle Services – October 2019 (Release 1) release notes 

Database movement API in private preview We are excited to announce that the database movement RESTful API is now in private preview.  This release includes authenticating with the service, listing the available databases in the asset library, creating a database refresh between two environments, and polling for ongoing status. To help provide feedback and learn...

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Lifecycle Services – September 2019 (Release 2) release notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS (September 2019, release 2) Database backup assets limited to Project Owners and Environment Managers Based on feedback from our customers (that’s you) we have restricted access to the Database backups section of the project asset...

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Microsoft-managed Sandbox Tier-1 (Develop and Test – Single-box) environment periodic maintenance 

On a weekly basis, Microsoft may apply needed critical or security updates to the Microsoft operating system or infrastructure on Microsoft-managed Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Sandbox Tier-1 (Develop and Test – Single-box) machines.  This maintenance will occur during your regional maintenance weekend window (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday). In addition to Microsoft operating system updates,...

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Lifecycle Services – August 2019 (Release 1) release notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS (August 2019, release 1). Database scale out and migrations After previewing this feature with customers in many regions, we are continuing our database scale out by Azure region. In this release, we are enabling East...

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Lifecycle Services – July 2019 (Release 1) release notes 

Configure updates for ONE Version In April 2019, we released a configuration experience in LCS for ONE Version to enable customers configure Microsoft managed service updates to their environments. However, at that time we were slowly onboarding customers to ONE version. For that reason, the update settings page was visible for most projects but it...

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Lifecycle Services – June 2019 (Release 2) release notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS (June 2019, release 2).   Prevent overlapping service requests against the Production environment Under certain conditions, allowing overlap of service requests against the Production environment can prevent rollback support. Specifically, any time a deployable package...

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