Check Customer License in an OnPrem db – from the web client
Jan07

Check Customer License in an OnPrem db – from the web client

This is my first post of 2021, so I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all of you all the best, all the health, all the safety, and .. may we finally meet again in person in 2021! I’d be very happy to have much less of this: And more of this: Anyway ;-). Let’s get to the topic.. I got an internal question from our consultants on how they are able to access the license… Continue Reading waldo’s Article...

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Deprecation of Basic Auth for SaaS has been postponed to 2022
Jan07

Deprecation of Basic Auth for SaaS has been postponed to 2022

Good news: Microsoft decided to postpone the deprecation of Web Service Access Keys (Basic Authentication) until version 2022 wave 1. See confirmation here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/upgrade/deprecated-features-w1#web-service-access-keys-basic-auth-for-saas Originally the plan was to remove basic authentication with version 2021 wave 1…. Continue Reading ajk’s Article on their...

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msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 1.
Jan07

msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 1.

Hi Readers, With Business central 2020 Wave 2 Microsoft have added an optional feature regarding Enhanced Email Capabilities.   In this series of articles we will talk about setting up the enhanced email capabilities. But as I said earlier before turning a feature on in Feature Management make sure to Test in in Sandbox / docker environment.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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msdyn365bc – SMTP with Multi-factor Authentication.
Jan06

msdyn365bc – SMTP with Multi-factor Authentication.

Hi Readers, I am sure you have either heard or using Multi-factor authentication. The Reason companies use MFA because –  Your passwords can be easily compromised. MFA immediately increases your account security by requiring multiple forms of verification to prove your identity when signing into an application.With Great powers there are new issues or I should say new configuration need to done… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Batch calls with Business Central APIs (3) – Tips and Tricks
Jan05

Batch calls with Business Central APIs (3) – Tips and Tricks

This is the third post in a series about batch calls with Business Central. If you haven’t read the the other posts, then I recommend to do so. You’ll find the first post about basic operations with batch calls here. The second post about error handling and transactions can be found here. This third and final post will cover these topics: Reduce the size of the response payloadCombine… Continue Reading ajk’s...

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Business Central & Power Platform Exams Experiences
Jan05

Business Central & Power Platform Exams Experiences

Recently I’ve passed these two new exams: Business Central Functional Consultant Associate and Power Platform App Maker Associate and I would like to share some my experience about them. I’ll try to be brief and just to give you some basic directions. First I need to admit that I’m not big fan of this kind of certification. Based on my previous experience 10+ year ago, it was more about… Continue Reading...

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Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to
Jan05

Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to

Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to As you know, the exam and certification paths are available. There are 3 ways to get certified – I already know everything in this case take the exam immediately (and hope to pass it!) – Self-education – Take a course with a trainer Discounts available to date: Exam Replay

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Flowfield and Flowfilters – #albacktobasics.
Jan05

Flowfield and Flowfilters – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, This year I am starting to talk about basics again. I still get questions about basics and we all need to understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about FlowFields and Flowfilters that was raised in one of the #bcopendiscussion. Question – Can I use Flowfilter to filter data in page? With this I thought it would be… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Modifica del “tipo documento” in fattura registrata
Jan04

Modifica del “tipo documento” in fattura registrata

Quali sono le novità nella fatturazione elettronica dal 1° Gennaio 2021? Le principali novità riguardano la modifica del tracciato XML, con nuovi “Codici Natura e Tipo Documento“ Come faccio a cambiare il tipo documento prima dell’invio di una fattura registrata? Qualora fosse necessario cambiarlo? es su Fatture Registrate Semplice, andare in “Fatture Registrate“, aprire la… Continue Reading...

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MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Paths.
Jan04

MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Paths.

Hi Readers,This question is being asked so many times when you start thinking about upgrades. I don't know why there is so much confusion about upgrade Paths to latest and greatest version of Business central.If you ever heard that there is no upgrade path from a specific version of NAV to Business central then I am confirm that it was a incorrect Information.No. of Steps are same for… Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s...

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Some blog statistic and feedbacks
Jan01

Some blog statistic and feedbacks

It is the first day in 2021 and I just want to put some numbers on the paper. If you don’t agree with my conclusions, please send me some feedback and I will appreciate it. Looking back I analyzed some numbers in my blog and found interesting that the most read articles were not related with technical topics and I was surprised with this. Because of that I want to share what topics was the… Continue Reading...

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Saurav Dhyani – Top Content of 2020.
Dec30

Saurav Dhyani – Top Content of 2020.

Hi Readers, Finally a Year that we wanted to be over globally is coming to an end.  I always like to see the positive side of everything that happens in life and with this long year there is certainly thing have changed for me too. When I start thinking what changed this year with respect to what I do for community I was amazed to see how much I have changed the way I am contributing.  People… Continue Reading Saurav...

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BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS)
Dec29

BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS)

BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS) WMS DEFINITIONS General Definition “A warehouse management system (WMS) is a software application, designed to support warehouse or distribution center management and staff. They facilitate management in their daily planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the utilization of available resources, to move and store… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: the impact of tableextensions
Dec28

Dynamics 365 Business Central: the impact of tableextensions

I think that everyone of you already knows that when working with Dynamics 365 Business Central, table extensions are killers for performances. But how much? That’s a question that I’ve also done to myself a lot of time when working with partners or when creating my own solutions. Is there a “deadline” for how many table extensions can I create for the same table in order to not kill my… Continue Reading...

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#msdyn365bc – Keep your containerhelper module updated?
Dec24

#msdyn365bc – Keep your containerhelper module updated?

Hi all, As most of us are learning and start using dockers for business central.  With the changes are happening with the product and also in bccontainer helper we need to make sure that we have always latest version of container module installed in our system. In this article, I will share my way of keeping my bccontainerhelper updated. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc...

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#msdyn365bc – Check Financial Journal in Background.
Dec23

#msdyn365bc – Check Financial Journal in Background.

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss about one of the optional feature added in Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2. I think this will be great feature added for new users in Business Central or a super old NAV Customer who are recently upgraded to Business Central. With this feature as we add Journal Lines system check the mandatory fields. Business Central validate financial journals,… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Dec22

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!   This hard and unhappy year finally comes to an end, let’s hope the next one is better! For next year, we think “positive” (but not in the sense of the “Covid buffer”, for Covid my family has already given enough this year…)   I leave you the list of the most popular posts in the year, they could be useful to someone. Most popular posts in 2020…...

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#msdyn365bc – How Do I Install New Version of Extension (on-Prem)?
Dec22

#msdyn365bc – How Do I Install New Version of Extension (on-Prem)?

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss about installing a new version of extension on-prem & docker containers. With Extension model, when we change apps that we build for our customers, there are certain steps to be followed for Installation of new version of app in tenant. This is based on a question that received on email. You will need to follow steps in same order when there a new… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Batch calls with Business Central (2) – Error handling
Dec22

Batch calls with Business Central (2) – Error handling

This is the second post in a batch series about batch calls with Business Central APIs. You can find the first one about the basic operations with batch calls here. In this post, I want to cover one of the most frequently asked questions about batch calls: what happens if one of the operations runs into an error? Will it stop further execution, will the already processed operations be rolled… Continue Reading ajk’s Article...

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msdyn365bc – Migrations to Business Central online.
Dec21

msdyn365bc – Migrations to Business Central online.

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss what's new Migration to Business Central Online with Business Central 2020 Wave 2. Till now Business Central on-premises solution should be an identical twin in a Business Central online tenant for replication.  With Business Central 2020 wave 2 there are new possibility added.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog msdyn365bc –...

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Batch calls with Business Central APIs (1) – Basic operation
Dec18

Batch calls with Business Central APIs (1) – Basic operation

A while ago I wrote about deep inserts with Business Central APIs. And I promised to write about batch calls too, so it’s about time to live up to that. Actually, I did some online sessions about it, like this one for DynamicsCon and also for Directions 2020. But I think it is still worthy to write it down. And because there is a lot to share about this topic, it’s my plan to write a series… Continue Reading...

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#msdyn365bc – Clean your app.json file?
Dec18

#msdyn365bc – Clean your app.json file?

Hi Readers, This article is about a quick change during AL Development. This change can be implemented starting Business Central 15.3 and higher.  With Business Central 17 the Visual Studio code automatically apply these setting when you create a new apps.  As we all understand, that we all extension need to have at least dependent on Microsoft default apps. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on...

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Model Driven software development for Business Central with “mdAL”
Dec18

Model Driven software development for Business Central with “mdAL”

You might already have seen my session on DynamicsCon about Design Patterns. During that session, I mentioned a tool “mdAL”. If not .. well, here it is (starting at the mdAL part): This tool has seen some major updates – time to blog about it. ;-). Disclaimer I am not the developer of this tool – so not a single credit should go my way. The main developer of this tool is… Continue Reading waldo’s...

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Adding External Accountant to Your Business Central
Dec17

Adding External Accountant to Your Business Central

If you use Business Central online, I’m sure that you need to connect your external accountant or your reseller partner to your tenant without buying new license. This is something you have included in your license. Never mind how many user you bought or if you have Essential or Premium users, you can invite up to 3 external users (External Accountants). These 3 licenses have the same use… Continue Reading atotovic’s...

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Latest Update for IRS 1099 Form – #msdynav & #msdyn365bc.
Dec17

Latest Update for IRS 1099 Form – #msdynav & #msdyn365bc.

Hi Readers, This is a quick article about changes in IRS 1099 Form in Dynamics NAV and Business Central. With latest cumulative update Microsoft have released update for North America version which includes a Application change related to  IRS 1099 Form. In this article we will understand about the update and How partners should apply this hotfix for customers using 1099 Form in #msdynav and… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Dynamics Events in 2021
Dec16

Dynamics Events in 2021

We are at the end of this year. I could hardly say – good year as we have global pandemic and people dye. But new year is coming and there are some lights at the end of tunnel; vaccine appears and probably we will have better year as I think it is not possible to have worse one. Let’s see what events await us in 2021. I (and probably nobody) don’t know if these events will go virtually as… Continue Reading...

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Using Powershell to retrieve your Dynamics 365 Business Central telemetry
Dec16

Using Powershell to retrieve your Dynamics 365 Business Central telemetry

Telemetry, telemetry, telemetry… this is an hot topic in your developer’s and admin’s life in the cloud. We have talked a lot about using Application Insights for handling the telemetry data of your Dynamics 365 Business Central tenant running in the cloud and in the last events Microsoft, me and others (like my friend Duilio) explained how to use two important tools for querying your… Continue Reading...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.
Dec16

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for December 2020 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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Download all Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Source Code with PowerShell
Dec16

Download all Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Source Code with PowerShell

You might wonder: why would I need this? Why would I need to download source code of Business Central, while I can simply access it through the symbols when I’m working in VSCode – or even better, while I can simply click the symbol, and look at the code from there? Well … Searchability Didn’t you ever wonder: “hey, previous version, this codeunit was still in this app – where is it… Continue...

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Latest Update for India GST – #msdynav.
Dec15

Latest Update for India GST – #msdynav.

Hi Readers, This is a quick article about changes in Goods and Services Tax in Dynamics NAV 2016. With latest cumulative update Microsoft have released update for India version which includes a Application change related to  GST Changes. In this article we will understand about the update and How partners should apply this hotfix for customers in #msdynav. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.
Dec15

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for December 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...

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Change Default Map From Bing to Google Maps
Dec14

Change Default Map From Bing to Google Maps

Business Central uses Bing as the default online map. You can change the default from Bing to Google Maps from the Online Map Setup. You will need to add a new Map Parameter Setup Code. Create a new GOOGLE code with below parameters.Maps Service : http://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query={1}+{2}+{4}Directions Service :

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#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via API?
Dec14

#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via API?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will Test customization using API that we developed this week for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. We will need to use same website to Test this process. This process will require a Base64 Value for testing.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc –...

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#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Web Services?
Dec11

#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Web Services?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will Test customization using web services that we developed this week for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. We will need to use same website to Test this process. This process will require a Base64 Value for testing.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc...

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What’s new in Business Central API v2.0
Dec10

What’s new in Business Central API v2.0

With the release of Business Central 2020 wave 2, a new version of the standard API set has been released. This new version got its own documentation here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-nav/api-reference/v2.0/. But while looking into it I was missing an overview of what has been changed between v1.0 and v2.0. And nothing was mentioned in the what’s new overview either. The only… Continue Reading ajk’s...

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#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Modern Client?
Dec10

#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via Modern Client?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will Test customization that we developed this week for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. We will need to use a website to Test this process. This process will require a Base64 Value for testing. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc – Test Base64...

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#msdyn365bc – How Do I Develop a Custom API Page?
Dec09

#msdyn365bc – How Do I Develop a Custom API Page?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will start develop API Page for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. API Pages are for integration purpose and cannot be used in the client for users access. There are specific rules need to be followed during development of API Pages. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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Field Monitoring in Business Central
Dec08

Field Monitoring in Business Central

It is frequent to require to monitor some tables/fields when data changed! And sometimes, tracking changes is not enough (Change Log functionality) and you expect to be notified of changes in fields that contain high-risk and business-critical data, such as bank account numbers, company name, and addresses. On Business Central 2020 Wave 2, there are some excellent news!

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BUSINESS CENTRAL CLOUD – HOW-TO UPDATE INSTALLED APPS
Dec08

BUSINESS CENTRAL CLOUD – HOW-TO UPDATE INSTALLED APPS

BUSINESS CENTRAL CLOUD – HOW-TO UPDATE INSTALLED APPS App updates on AppSource are automatically updated in two ways: • Automatically by Microsoft with each monthly platform update • From the partner or customer (anticipating the automatic monthly update) by going to the Admin Center (specific Apps section) and in case of availability of an update updating from there. Currently, it is… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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#msdyn365bc – Say Hello to Base64 Convert?
Dec08

#msdyn365bc – Say Hello to Base64 Convert?

Hi Readers, In last article we created tables and pages required to store attachment in #msdyn365bc or #msdynnav. If you want to see other articles in this series please check here. In this article we will understand How to use Base64 Conversion in #msdyn365bc and #msdynnav.  To transfer files, we cannot do it as a file but Base 64 can help us to do the magic. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on...

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#msdyn365bc – New Tables to store Attachments?
Dec07

#msdyn365bc – New Tables to store Attachments?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will start the Integration to store or retrieve attachments from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please navigate here. In this article we will create tables and pages that will be required for the integration. The table is used to save values that are added via Integration entity that we will create later. Read… Continue Reading Saurav...

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#msdyn365bc – New Series about Integration?
Dec07

#msdyn365bc – New Series about Integration?

Hi Readers, In recent times I have heard many questions about Integration of Business Central.  With Business Central there are multiple ways to handle integration and In this series I will try to cover two of them. API Integration.Web Service Integration. In this series we will understand how you can actually send out and bring in attachment to Business Central. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article...

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Run your own AppSource Validation
Dec04

Run your own AppSource Validation

Quite honestly, I’m fully into the process of getting our apps (about 30 of them) to AppSource. We chose to have OnPrem implementations first, basically to get the experience, and also because it just still sells better in Belgium (immediate market ;-)). Anyway .. Recently, there was a call with Microsoft with the topic “what to do in order to pass technical validation”. Given my current… Continue Reading...

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#msdyn365bc – How Do I Add Field in Table Fieldgroup?
Dec04

#msdyn365bc – How Do I Add Field in Table Fieldgroup?

Hi Readers, Yesterday while reviewing a Upgrade Merge to 2020 Release Wave 2, I encountered a custom which was left during merge process. Using Azure Develops I updated developers and the reply was that its not possible to add fields in base table filegroups.  I thought this might be something that other developers are also following. Please read till end. At the end of the article I have listed… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Drag and Drop File in BC
Dec04

Drag and Drop File in BC

Drag and Drop As of now, BC still does not have an official way to do drag and drop for file. However, there is a hidden workaround it. When the Choose File dialog box appears (before the actual Windows file picker), you can actually drag and drop your file onto the “Choose…” button. Make sure you put the file on the button. The file will get imported straight away. Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article on their blog...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: per-tenant extensions changes
Dec03

Dynamics 365 Business Central: per-tenant extensions changes

Do you remember this slide? This was (and is) one of my most shared slides ever (from me, from third-party partners and also from Microsoft’s PTS team). This explained common problems on using per-tenant extensions on a SaaS environment: Now things are changed and this slide must be updated (it’s overdue) Starting from Dynamics 365 Business Central version 17, per-tenant extensions… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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#msdyn365bc – Changes related to Reports in 2020 Wave2.
Dec03

#msdyn365bc – Changes related to Reports in 2020 Wave2.

Hi Readers, In series of articles about What's new in Business Central 2020 Release Wave2, in this article we will see what changes are done for Reports. This article we provide all different ways that we can set these soft limits for Report Executions in business central. Report performance and easier to access are two areas that Microsoft worked during this release.  This also adds an extra… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Error on Posting Purchase Invoice – Item Entry Relation does not exist
Dec02

Error on Posting Purchase Invoice – Item Entry Relation does not exist

There are times when BC does not give you a clear error messages. This is one of them. When you try to post purchase invoice for item receipt but not invoiced, the “Item Entry Relation does not exist” error shows up. Upon inspection, the issue is actually coming from the Item Tracking Lines. You will see that Qty. to Invoice is zero there. Update the Qty. to Invoice,… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article on...

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Moving Azure Functions from Consumption to Premium plans
Dec02

Moving Azure Functions from Consumption to Premium plans

In a demo at the Microsoft’s Reactor event in October I talked about the performance advantages on moving Azure Functions from Consumption to Premium plans when needed on certain scenarios. When you create a function app in Azure, you must choose a hosting plan for your app. There are three basic hosting plans available for Azure Functions:  Consumption planPremium planDedicated (App… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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#msdyn365bc – Getting Started with Building Apps?
Dec02

#msdyn365bc – Getting Started with Building Apps?

Hi Readers, As we all Dynamics NAV Developers are trying to constantly upgrades ourselves to #msdyn365bc developers. We all understand that having Apps available on AppSource is the future for all of us. As of today there are 1113 apps available in AppSource for Business Central. With this change as we are learning we also need to understand How do I build Apps for Business Central.  As we are… Continue Reading Saurav...

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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.