How can I create Docker Container using New-BcContainerWizard?
Oct12

How can I create Docker Container using New-BcContainerWizard?

Hi Readers, I am sure you would have heard that NAV/BC docker containers are changed with artifacts. In this article we will discuss how to setup docker container for Business Central new way. If you are not using dockers then complete these steps – Install Dockers. Install latest windows update. Enable Hyper V in Bios & Enable Hyper V in Windows. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on...

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Functional Tip: How does Business Central assign priority to Responsibility Centres?
Oct09

Functional Tip: How does Business Central assign priority to Responsibility Centres?

Introduction: Hi, In my previous blog we saw how to centralize the location for all transactions but did you there are priorities assigned to the Responsibility centres and Location codes ? We can assign Responsibility Centres to Business Central at 3 places. The Customers/Vendors can be assigned a Responsibility centre Responsibility centre at Customer setup Blank… Continue Reading chrisdsilvablog’s Article on their blog...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For October 2020.
Oct09

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For October 2020.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for September 2020 for Business central 14, 15 & 16. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15 and 16. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #MSDYN365BC14 #MSDYN365BC15 #MSDYN365BC16 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Business...

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Extensibility and Collaboration in Business Central
Oct08

Extensibility and Collaboration in Business Central

Recently I published an article about the functional areas covered with standard clean implementation of Business Central. But this is not the end as you can add much more features using built-in extend and integration features in Business Central. This picture is not a part of some official presentation, but this is my view on visualization and conceptual architecture of Business Central… Continue Reading atotovic’s...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For October 2020.
Oct08

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For October 2020.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for October 2020. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Navision...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 release wave 2 is Released!
Oct08

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 release wave 2 is Released!

Just a small reminder for you that yet another major release has been thrown our direction: v17 aka “Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2“. Old news, I know. But I blame the pandemic ;-). I already blogged about this upcoming release, and basically the list is quite the same.In fact, besides the official Microsoft Docs documentation, Natalie Karolak shared a smart way to filter for… Continue Reading waldo’s...

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Business Central 2020 Wave2 Launch Virtual Event, October 21 (Free to Attend)
Oct07

Business Central 2020 Wave2 Launch Virtual Event, October 21 (Free to Attend)

October 21, 2020 at 11:00 ET | 17:00 CEST | 22:00 ICT With this virtual event Business Central 2020 Wave2 will be officially presented, there are many news. About Event You’ll hear from product leaders as they share with you the latest innovations and capabilities as part of the Business Central 2020 release wave 2. We will get up close and personal-outlining the latest product direction and what… Continue Reading...

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MSDyn365BC 2020 Wave 2 – Business Central Launch Event.
Oct07

MSDyn365BC 2020 Wave 2 – Business Central Launch Event.

Hi Readers, As we all understand things are chaining so quickly and we all want to learn everything that is changing. Everyone in the community is sharing information.  So if you are one of the #msdyn365bc enthusiastic then there is great content will be available from Microsoft about what new in #msdyn365bc 2020 wave 2. In this article we will discuss what will be available in Launch Event. Read… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Business Central Launch Event October 21 2020
Oct07

Business Central Launch Event October 21 2020

With the release of new version of business central One more virtual session is coming up for Business Central with fully loaded content for released version Following are session to be present virtually and of course on demand Register your self here Events No Description Stay tuned for more updates and Don’t Miss it Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their blog Business Central Launch Event October 21 2020 With...

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Business Central Specific Cost
Oct06

Business Central Specific Cost

Business Central Specific Cost About Specific Cost (general) The costing method determines if an actual or a budgeted value is capitalized and used in the cost calculation. Together with the posting date and sequence, the costing method also influences how the cost flow is recorded. The specific cost criterion aims to individually evaluate the inventories, purchased or produced, determining the… Continue Reading...

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Business Central Localizations
Oct06

Business Central Localizations

As I’m from area where official Business Central localizations (made by Microsoft) don’t exist (CEE), it is not so strange that this topic is very important for me personally as well as for all partners I cooperate with and their existing and potential clients. Of course we have some partner based localizations as we had for NAV earlier, but this topic is important… no localization – no… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: using Azure Key Vault for your secrets
Oct06

Dynamics 365 Business Central: using Azure Key Vault for your secrets

Azure Key Vault is a cloud service for securely storing and accessing secrets. A secret is anything that you want to tightly control access to, such as license keys, credentials, API keys, certificates and so on. Starting form Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 2 (version 17) you can start using Azure Key Vault service for storing your secrets and then retrieving them from AL code in a… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Business central – First Certification is available Now.
Oct05

Business central – First Certification is available Now.

Hi Readers, We all were waiting for first certification for Business Central. The wait is over, and starting today Microsoft First Certification for business central is available.  MB-800 titled as "Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Functional Consultant (beta)" is available now. #msdyn365bc, #certification. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Business central –...

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msdyn365bc 2020 Wave 2 – India Preview Documentation.
Oct05

msdyn365bc 2020 Wave 2 – India Preview Documentation.

 Hi Readers, Information is flowing so quickly. I hope you are able to keep pace with all latest news. In this article we will discuss about latest information available for India for #msdyn365bc 2020 wave 2. As we all know that India Localization is only available as preview. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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Use of implicit ‘with’ will be removed in the future :-Business Central
Oct05

Use of implicit ‘with’ will be removed in the future :-Business Central

Though above warning was informed by MS long time back but it has introduced in latest version of AL. With the update of new version of AL extension this warning is populated in AL code. Once you update above AL language version then you will find below warning Now this warning will become error in near future that means we need to correct it anyhow . If your app… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their blog Use...

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Functional tip: How to add a Centralized location code in Business Central ?
Oct05

Functional tip: How to add a Centralized location code in Business Central ?

Introduction : Hello! While setting up Customers and Vendors it does happen we tend to miss out the location code field. We either leave it for later and forget it or maybe we ain’t sure which location should be assigned to the Customer ? Location field left blank then causes issue while we have transaction like Orders, Invoices to be processed. The goods news is we can centralize… Continue Reading chrisdsilvablog’s...

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Protected Variables in AL
Oct04

Protected Variables in AL

Protected Variables If you want to make a global variable accessible from table to table extension, or from page to page extension, you would normally need to create a procedure to get or set the variables. With protected variables, you no longer need to do that. The protected keyword can be used to make variables accessible between tables and table extensions and between pages and page… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s...

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Business Central in Teams
Oct03

Business Central in Teams

Business Central and Microsoft Teams: “Share, view, and act on your business data” • Make faster decisions by sharing Dynamics 365 Business Central data in Microsoft Teams conversations. • This app connects Microsoft Teams to your business data in Dynamics 365 Business Central, so you can quickly share details with your team and respond faster to inquiries. • Paste a link to any Business… Continue Reading...

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Business Central Functional Areas
Oct02

Business Central Functional Areas

Usually when I talk with people with a small (or without) experience in NAV or Business Central but with ERP knowledge, they don’t know what functional areas are covered with Business Central. Mostly, they find something on internet that it is for SMB and they assume it cannot be used for complex business processes. Yes, Business Central is on the first place for SMB, but it can be found in… Continue Reading...

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The ID Range ‘[50000..99999] is not valid : Business Central
Oct02

The ID Range ‘[50000..99999] is not valid : Business Central

Today morning I update AL extension with the latest version as below After update I found following issue for Per Tenant app and was not able to find any clue for this issue To resolve the issue decided to roll back to latest update and it works fine but it is not giving the latest updates for AL Then I decided to ask our beloved community MVP

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msdyn365bc 2020 Wave 2 – Docker Artifact URL.
Oct02

msdyn365bc 2020 Wave 2 – Docker Artifact URL.

 Hi Readers, If you are like me and don't want to download the Product DVD and plan to use Docker with the latest release. As discussed in last article #msdyn365bc 2020 wave 2 is available for 21 Localized Version, W1 version and India in public preview. While setting up dockers you will require articfactUrl. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog msdyn365bc 2020 Wave 2 – Docker...

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Business Central Wave 2 2020 Released
Oct02

Business Central Wave 2 2020 Released

With the new dawn of 1st October Microsoft released Business Central Wave 2 2020. This version is available for following W1 Version21 Localized versionIndia localization in Preview The product DVD will be downloaded from following URL Business Central Wave 2 2020 Few features of Business Central you can visit this link Business Central Wave 2 2020… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their blog Business Central...

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Download Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on Premises 2020 Wave 2 Release.
Oct01

Download Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on Premises 2020 Wave 2 Release.

 Hi Readers, As Expected Microsoft have released #msdyn365bc 2020 wave 2 is available.  This article provides details of the new release. The 2020 release wave 2 for Business Central delivers a wealth of new features. Read What's new in 2020 Release Wave 2 here.  Dynamics NAV Customers upgrading to Business Central on Prem will be able to run business central on premises, move to cloud or choose… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2 SaaS is available!
Oct01

Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2 SaaS is available!

Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2 SaaS is available! Great day today! Today October 1 2020, “Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2” is available on Cloud (SaaS) and on Docker distributions and soon the On-premise installation DVD will be available. All what’s new for this October’s release can be found on the ms-docs page (below the link), in next post I will show you some… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their...

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Create View in AL
Sep30

Create View in AL

If you are tired of typing the same filters over and over again, the Save View is a great way to help you avoid having to set the respective filters over and over again. It will save time and increase your productivity. What if you want to do it for all users, here comes the extension development. Let’s say you want to add a View to Sales Order List for filtering Completely Shipped… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s...

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Dynamics Community Summit North America 2020.
Sep30

Dynamics Community Summit North America 2020.

Hi Readers, Dynamic Communities, Summit is the next big Dynamics 365 conference.  Due to #Covid 19, Community SUMMIT is also Virtual this year. When – October 05 2020 – October 09 2020. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Dynamics Community Summit North America 2020. Hi Readers, Dynamic Communities, Summit is the next big Dynamics 365 conference. Due to #Covid 19, Community...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: I think it’s the time to clean your app.json file
Sep29

Dynamics 365 Business Central: I think it’s the time to clean your app.json file

Do you remember this post I wrote lots of time ago? This post described the new Microsoft’s Application app introduced with Dynamics 365 Business Central version 15.3. This app encapsulates all the dependencies from the System Application and Base Application apps and provides an abstraction to protect AppSource and PTE extensions running on top of that from not being able to resolve… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 2 – Virtual Launch Event Announced.
Sep29

MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 2 – Virtual Launch Event Announced.

Hi Readers, We all know that Next release of Business Central is Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2. As we all are waiting for Next Release of Business Central.  This Year Microsoft have planned for a virtual event for Launch. #2020Wave2 #BC17 #Virtual Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 2 – Virtual Launch Event Announced. Hi Readers, We...

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Part 2a: (Slightly) More Elegant Error Handling in Business Central
Sep28

Part 2a: (Slightly) More Elegant Error Handling in Business Central

One of the underrated advantages to doing a little blogging is that you can write about a subject you know a little about and have people who actually know what they are talking about reply to tell you a better way to do it. There’s probably a minimum threshold of credibility on the subject you need in order for people to post serious replies. If I posted some nonsense about my keyhole… Continue Reading james’s...

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You wonder how? The answer is “DevOps”!
Sep28

You wonder how? The answer is “DevOps”!

You must have seen this blog post from Microsoft: Maintain AppSource apps and per-tenant extensions in Dynamics 365 Business Central (online) And/or this blog of AJ: Business Central App maintenance policy tightened And/or this post from James: SaaS enables progress, why block it? If you didn’t, please do. Because as a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central partner, your job… Continue Reading waldo’s Article on...

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Business Central 2020 wave2, more databases for more business branches!
Sep28

Business Central 2020 wave2, more databases for more business branches!

From the next Business Central 2020 Wave2 (October release), you can have Business Central with an unlimited number of databases; especially for multinationals, with a database per country (one for branch ad example)… Business Value Having more environments gives you new opportunities. For example, you can create more business branches, move into more countries or regions, or expand within… Continue Reading...

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Undo Shipment
Sep28

Undo Shipment

If you found out that the quantity on your Sales Order has been shipped incorrectly, you can undo the shipment as long as the quantity has not been invoiced yet. You don’t need to undo the whole document, you can undo the quantity per line. To undo the posted quantity:1) Go to the Posted Sales Shipment and find the document.2) Select the line that you want to undo.3) On the lines,… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article on...

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“Azure DevOps Explained” book announcement
Sep25

“Azure DevOps Explained” book announcement

I’m very happy and proud to announce the hard work I’ve done during the quarantine together with two great MVPs like Sjoukje Zaal and Amit Malik… thanks guys for joining the project The book will be delivered starting from late October, but you can pre-order it now on Amazon or on the Packt website with an interesting discount. Book Description Developing applications for the… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Business Central App maintenance policy tightened
Sep25

Business Central App maintenance policy tightened

Microsoft recently published information about maintaining apps and per-tenant extensions (PTEs) for Business Central. This rule can be simply summarized as “keep your apps compatible with Business Central or we are forced to remove your app”. This sounds a little bit harsh, but it makes sense if you think about it. Customers choose Business Central for several reasons, and one of those… Continue Reading ajk’s...

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Tips for handling a Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS tenant at best
Sep24

Tips for handling a Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS tenant at best

Handling a Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS tenant in a cloud environment is not exactly like handling it on an on-premise installation. A SaaS tenant is fully managed by Microsoft under the hood, so you don’t care about infrastructure and all the cloud stuff that need to be provisioned for having an environment ready, secure, and always updated. But for having a customer happy in the… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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How to grant external accountant access with Dynamics 365 Business Central
Sep21

How to grant external accountant access with Dynamics 365 Business Central

How to grant external accountant access with Dynamics 365 Business CentralAbout licenseOne of the license types for Business Central is the External Accountant license.If you use an external accountant to manage your books and financial reporting, you can invite them to your Business Central so they can work with you on your fiscal data. Once your accountant has gained access to your… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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How to assign the default dimensions to multiple Items in Business Central?
Sep21

How to assign the default dimensions to multiple Items in Business Central?

Introduction: It is tedious to assign default dimensions to Items one by one. We can assign the same dimension to a set of Items using the below feature also we can add dimensions to a Table e.g Production Dimension for Item table Pre-requisites: D365 Business Central Steps: Navigate to Items and filter the Items you want to assign the same default dimension. Here, I would… Continue Reading chrisdsilvablog’s Article on...

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Use Azure KeyVault in AzureDevops for sharing licensing and other secrets
Sep18

Use Azure KeyVault in AzureDevops for sharing licensing and other secrets

You are probably aware on how “secrets” work in AzureDevops. In a way, it’s simple: you can create variables, and store the value of the variable as a secret or not, simply by tapping the “lock” when creating a variable. To share variables over multiple repos, you can create a variable group, and use that variable group in multiple pipelines. Quite Easy! But … Thing is –… Continue Reading...

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Deprecated Features and Fields in BC
Sep16

Deprecated Features and Fields in BC

Business Central is evolving faster than the old NAV. Every 6 months, Microsoft releases a new major version that may or may not break the changes. To keep up with the list of tables and functionalities that are deprecated, Microsoft provides some information about these breaking changes. The following links can provide you with what, why, and how to navigate around these deprecated… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article...

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Enums Available in Business Central 2020 Wave 2 Preview.
Sep16

Enums Available in Business Central 2020 Wave 2 Preview.

Hi Readers,I keep getting this question multiple times from my team internally and also from community, so I thought to compile a list of Enum Exist in Business Central.Internally we need to know about these Enums so that we can decide which of our customer customization in C/AL can be upgraded to Business Central AL using Enum.As we all know that we have two major releases every year so I… Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: Extension Management page and the “Delete Extension Data” option
Sep15

Dynamics 365 Business Central: Extension Management page and the “Delete Extension Data” option

This is a very quick post just to help on clearing doubts related on a new flag that Microsoft has introduced on the Extension Management page in Dynamics 365 Business Central starting from the 16.5 update (but announced for general availability for version 17). If you try to uninstall an extension form that page, now you have the new Delete Extension Data option: This option is… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Part 2: (Slightly) More Elegant Error Handling in Business Central
Sep15

Part 2: (Slightly) More Elegant Error Handling in Business Central

Part 2 of the series that I said that I was going to write has been a long time coming. If you don’t know what I’m talking about you might want to read the first post in the series here. Unfortunately it is possible that this series reflects the functionality that it is describing: full of early promise, but on closer inspection a little convoluted and disappointing. I’ll leave you to be the… Continue Reading...

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MSDYN365BC – Good News for Indian Customers/Partners.
Sep14

MSDYN365BC – Good News for Indian Customers/Partners.

Hi Readers,As  I stated in past to hold on, that there's light at the end of the tunnel. Finally that day arrived, Microsoft have finally announced Business Central for India is a public preview only.Yes, its only in Preview yet so there is no much to do but its a good start and we need to start working toward the future.#BusinessCentral, #Msdyn365bc, #IndiaLocalizationRead Complete Article… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Service-to-service authentication for automation APIs in Business Central 2020 release wave 2
Sep14

Service-to-service authentication for automation APIs in Business Central 2020 release wave 2

One of the many new features in Business Central 2020 release wave 2, aka v17, is service-to-service authentication for automation APIs. What does that mean, how does it help us, and how does it work? Automation APIs are used for automating company setup through APIs. In terms of Microsoft, they can be used to ‘hydrate the tenant’. Think about creating a new company, importing and applying… Continue Reading...

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Business Central: How will default Dimensions help the business ?
Sep14

Business Central: How will default Dimensions help the business ?

Introduction: What are Dimensions and Dimension values in Business Central? Dimensions are used to analyse data and categorise entries in NAV and Dimension values are the tags or labels to classify the record. For e.g: Suppose a Manufacturing firm has three different sites – New York, London, Paris. Here Site is a Dimension and New York, London and Paris are Dimension values.

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15 Microsoft Ignite not-to-miss non-Dynamics Session
Sep13

15 Microsoft Ignite not-to-miss non-Dynamics Session

A few years ago, and earlier, every time when I attended some conference, I’ve chose topic I’m familiar with. For example, probably in 95% of my time I attended Dynamics NAV sessions or something very close with it. But in last few years I changed my attention to very different sessions. In this time, everything is different, and everything is changed. Now if you want to survive in your… Continue Reading atotovic’s Article...

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Business Central 2020 Wave 2 Preview – Testing some new features
Sep12

Business Central 2020 Wave 2 Preview – Testing some new features

Business Central 2020 Wave 2 Preview – Testing some new featuresSince the Wave2 2020 preview has been released and is public, I want to show you some features; the preview does not currently contain all the features of the final Wave2, others will be released later as scheduled.For now, I report only a few, I leave you to discover the others.MSDYN365BC2020WAVE2 PREVIEW Testing some released… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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How to setup a new D365BC SaaS environment in less than 20 minutes (10 Steps)
Sep12

How to setup a new D365BC SaaS environment in less than 20 minutes (10 Steps)

It’s common the need to have a new D365 Business Central environment! For testing, for demo or just for fun! The message behind the word “Cloud” tells us: the provision of a new environment is easy and fast! Well, it is not the case for all the ERP’s! But it is definitely the case of Dynamics 365 Business Central (SaaS). Pre-Requirement: You must have an user registered in MSFT Partner Centre… Continue...

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How to setup a new D365BC SaaS environment in less than 30 minutes (10 Steps)
Sep11

How to setup a new D365BC SaaS environment in less than 30 minutes (10 Steps)

It’s common the need to have a new D365 Business Central environment! For testing purposes, for demo purposes or just for fun! The message behind the word “Cloud” tells us that a provision of a new environment is easy and fast! Well, it is not the case for all the ERP’s! But it is definitely the case of Dynamics 365 Business Central (SaaS). Pre-Requirement: You must have an user registered in… Continue...

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Preview environments for Business Central 2020 release wave 2
Sep10

Preview environments for Business Central 2020 release wave 2

Announcing #MSDyn365BC preview environments for Business Central 2020 release wave 2.Try out the new functionality today!Learn how to prepare for major updates with preview environments (note that Spain is still pending/not live yet)https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/administration/preview-environments..and Try on BC Cloud!Thanks Microsoft!#MSDYN365BC … Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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SCOTtish summit 2021

On February the 27th Scottish Summit 2021 will come to you as a virtual event. With over 250 sessions from all Microsoft technologies. You need to register for your FREE ticket and download the Scottish Summit App to see all the great sessions.