Voting is Open for DynamicsCon Sessions Until January 22nd
Jan11

Voting is Open for DynamicsCon Sessions Until January 22nd

Voting for submitted DynamicsCon sessions (the FREE virtual conference that is taking place March 16 – 18th 2021) is now open until January 22nd! There are a lot of great sessions so be sure to go get registered for the conference and vote on sessions! I have one solo session available along with one I would be co-presenting with my colleague Frank Vukovits with. Understand User Licensing to… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Create A Complex Service In D365
Jan11

Create A Complex Service In D365

In a previous article we looked at how to setup Postman to call a existing D365 service. We then reviewed the steps to create a new custom service in Dynamics 365 F&S. However that was a very basic service. Finally in this article we will create a complex service in D365. Do you need to… Continue Reading → The post Create A Complex Service In D365 appeared first on Dynamics 365… Continue Reading...

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Decompiling D365 retail components
Jan07

Decompiling D365 retail components

Today I got a very nice tip from a colleague on how to better understand and see the source code for the retail components. I was experiencing that I was not able to post a CPOS sales, and in the eventlog I got the following “Cryptical” error: Customer with RECID 5637158076 is non-chargeable account. at… Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s Article on their blog Decompiling D365 retail components Today I got a very...

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Part 7 – Fetching Data and Multithreading
Jan04

Part 7 – Fetching Data and Multithreading

Can you use more than 1 thread to get data via OData? What happens when you do? We’ll take a look at how to use more than 1 thread to get data from Finance and Operations via OData. First, you should keep 1 thread for each interaction, as a general statement. There are several scenarios in which you can use OData but when you have to start manipulating a large amount of records or data, some… Continue Reading Nathan...

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Upcoming Sessions at Power Community D365 FinOps Summit January 29-31 2021
Dec31

Upcoming Sessions at Power Community D365 FinOps Summit January 29-31 2021

I will be presenting two sessions at the upcoming free Power Community D365 FinOps Summit being held from January 29th – 31st 2021. Be sure to register for the conference and mark your calendars as there are a lot of great sessions available! Common Security Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Join Andre Arnaud de Calavon and myself to learn about common security mistakes that many end users run… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Power Automate & MSDyn365FO: A fondo (III)
Dec23

Power Automate & MSDyn365FO: A fondo (III)

En este tercer y último artículo sobre Power Automate y su conector para Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations apps vamos a hablar de las distintas operaciones de escritura existentes en el mismo. Estas operaciones son las siguientes: Crear registroActualizar un registroEliminar registro Antes de comenzar con ellas, debemos tener en cuenta que estas operaciones estarán… Continue Reading ja.tomas’s Article on their...

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Create a Custom Service in D365
Dec21

Create a Custom Service in D365

In the last article we looked at how to setup Postman to call D365 services. We called a simple existing service. In this article I will show you how to create a custom service in D365. Unlike calling a Data Entity which can create or retrieve data from tables, services allow us to run code… Continue Reading → The post Create a Custom Service in D365 appeared first on Dynamics 365 Musings. Continue Reading...

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What do Lando Calrissian and Finance and Operations Have In Common?
Dec16

What do Lando Calrissian and Finance and Operations Have In Common?

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 12/15/20. Let’s look at Finance and Operations from the cloud city. I got a question about how one would describe Finance and Operations to someone that isn’t technical but has a basic understand of some IT terminology and I thought that would be a fun excursion to discuss let’s dig in. Cloud First Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is a cloud… Continue Reading...

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Power Automate & MSDyn365FO: A fondo (II)
Dec15

Power Automate & MSDyn365FO: A fondo (II)

Continuamos con la serie de artículos sobre Power Automate y las distintas operaciones que pueden realizarse sobre Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations apps. Como vimos en el artículo anterior, gracias al conector premium de MSDyn365FO para Power Automate, disponemos de una serie de desencadenadores y acciones para interactuar con nuestro sistema. En este nuevo artículo vamos a… Continue Reading ja.tomas’s Article...

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How to Connect Power BI to D365FO Service Operation Endpoint
Dec14

How to Connect Power BI to D365FO Service Operation Endpoint

In the past, I have written about connecting Power BI to a Custom API data source. Now I’d like to talk about connecting Power BI to a custom D365FO service operations endpoint. In this example, I am going to use the Fastpath Audit Trail service operation endpoints we use for our reporting. This endpoint accepts a POST request be made against it and returns the data for the report requested… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Part 6 – Fetching Data with an Order By
Dec14

Part 6 – Fetching Data with an Order By

What does using OrderBy() with OData do to performance? When querying OData endpoints for data, it may be required to arrange the result that you are getting from Finance and Operations. But what is the best way to do that and what are the performance implications? Let’s take a look. To review the code for this, please see https://github.com/NathanClouseAX/AAXDataEntityPerfTest. This article… Continue Reading Nathan...

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Part 5 – Getting Data and Indexes
Dec14

Part 5 – Getting Data and Indexes

Do Indexes matter when getting data via OData? We’re going to review what kind of performance we get when trying to fetch data from an OData entity. What I wanted to find out with this article was to what degree indexing on a table mattered for OData. For a read workload, all data entities are presented in the database by a view that is not schema bound. So, indexing always matter but to what… Continue Reading Nathan...

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Usage of DIXF method in x++ and security  – D365 FO
Dec09

Usage of DIXF method in x++ and security – D365 FO

I had a issue when I called the code DMFUtil::GenerateExecutionId and DMFDefinitionGroupExecution::ExportToPackage in one of my custom class. Export was generating the execution correctly when executed in admin role but it didn`t for a non-admin role. On checking if the role has access to the Data management workspace, the answer was no. So I added ‘Data management Administrator’ role… Continue Reading...

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Organize Projects By Element Type in Visual Studio  for D365
Dec07

Organize Projects By Element Type in Visual Studio for D365

If you are developing code Visual Studio for Microsoft Dynamics 365, you may end up adding a lot of objects to your project. The list of objects can quickly become cluttered. This can make it hard for you to quickly find the object you are looking for. In this article I will show you how… Continue Reading → The post Organize Projects By Element Type in Visual Studio for D365 appeared first… Continue Reading...

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Current State of D365FO User Licensing December 2020
Dec03

Current State of D365FO User Licensing December 2020

With D365FO 10.0.15 now generally available, its time to look to see what has been updated for user licensing. There are definitely some updates in this release! If we navigate to System Administration -> Security -> Security Configuration -> Go to a Role/Duty/Privilege -> View Permissions we can now see that the License area in the upper left hand corner now shows the privilege license SKU… Continue Reading...

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Enable & Disable ControlS In Power Apps
Dec02

Enable & Disable ControlS In Power Apps

Hello Friends , Making a Controls (for example Text Controls, Text input, Label, Button, Dropdown Etc..) enable or disable on some conditions are very common requirement in Microsoft Power Apps. In my example, I have a text box Control in canvas App of Microsoft Power Apps and 2 Button i.e. “Enable” & “Disable”. Now I … Continue reading Enable & Disable ControlS In Power Apps → The post...

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Retry Policy Or Retry Counter in Microsoft Flow/Microsoft Automate
Dec01

Retry Policy Or Retry Counter in Microsoft Flow/Microsoft Automate

Many times you can faces issues related to connectivity in Microsoft Flow or Microsoft Power Automate. Connectors and Actions of Microsoft Flow like HTTP, SFTP etc. are not working properly as per your need and you are facing connectivity exceptions. Luckily you can overcome from these issue by setting Retry Policies in Microsoft Flow or … Continue reading Retry Policy Or Retry Counter in… Continue Reading Piyush...

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Power Automate & MSDyn365FO: A fondo (I)
Nov30

Power Automate & MSDyn365FO: A fondo (I)

Estas últimas semanas he recibido más de una consulta relacionada con el uso de Power Automate para realizar acciones sobre Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations apps, por lo que he decidido escribir una serie de artículos para profundizar un poco en este tema. Power Automate Power Automate, antes conocido como Microsoft Flow, es una de las aplicaciones que conforman la Power… Continue Reading ja.tomas’s Article on...

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D365 FO : DOWNLOAD A SHAREPOINT FILE  USING X++
Nov30

D365 FO : DOWNLOAD A SHAREPOINT FILE USING X++

Hey Folks ! I had a requirement in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for finance and operations where I want to save & download a file from a SHAREPOINT site and from its folder using X++ code. Here i am using classes –… Continue Reading Piyush Adhikari’s Article on their blog D365 FO : DOWNLOAD A SHAREPOINT FILE USING X++ – All About Microsoft Dynamics Hey Folks ! I had a requirement in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for...

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D365 smarter search algorithm
Nov29

D365 smarter search algorithm

Dear fellow community members. First a small announcement as of first of December I am in a new job where new ideas and visions for our community will come to life. I am overexcited to share more on this later at LinkedIn, but as a true enthusiast I choose to celebrate this milestone with a fun knowledge sharing blogpost to the community. The community have always been there for me when I need… Continue Reading Kurt...

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Restore a previous version In Power Apps
Nov26

Restore a previous version In Power Apps

Introduction – When i started working in Microsoft Power Apps I started to feel that I am missing source control integration with GIT or VSTS/Devops. But then i realized that Microsoft Power apps is focused on helping people build apps without code or less-code. It means that source control Integration with git or VSTS Or … Continue reading Restore a previous version In Power Apps → The post

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POWER APPS – Aggregate functions [Average, Max, Min, StdevP, Sum, and VarP]
Nov25

POWER APPS – Aggregate functions [Average, Max, Min, StdevP, Sum, and VarP]

Aggregate Functions In Microsoft Power Apps – Syntax is FunctionName(Collection Or DataSource Or Table, ColumnName) Average function – Calculates the average, or arithmetic mean Max function -finds the maximum value. Min function -finds the minimum value. Sum function -calculates the sum of its arguments. StdevP -function calculates the standard deviation of its arguments. VarP -function… Continue Reading Piyush...

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How to Fix ‘The devInstall option is not applicable to the current deployable package’ Error
Nov25

How to Fix ‘The devInstall option is not applicable to the current deployable package’ Error

If you are trying to install a deployable package via command line using the AXUpdateInstaller.exe devinstall command and get this error: Here are the steps you can take to fix this issue, run the following commands: AXUpdateInstaller.exe generate -runbookid=”OneBoxDev” -topologyfile=”DefaultTopologyData.xml” -servicemodelfile=”DefaultServiceModelData.xml”… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Part 4 – Getting data; Can you SELECT() something faster?
Nov23

Part 4 – Getting data; Can you SELECT() something faster?

What does adding a Select() do? One ability that OData offers is the ability to reduce the result set for the request using a Select() command. This can reduce the number of columns in a result set from 100 to just 5. This can be used to provide only required data for a given request. However, does this really work as expected from a performance perspective? So far we have focused on SQL and… Continue Reading Nathan...

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Introduction To MICROSOFT Dynamics 365 Customer Voice
Nov21

Introduction To MICROSOFT Dynamics 365 Customer Voice

Introduction To Dynamics 365 Customer Voice: Dynamics 365 Customer Voice (formerly knows as Microsoft Forms Pro) is an enterprise feedback management application that enables you to easily keep track of the customer metrics that matter most to your business. It provides an easy and friction free experience from creating surveys, for generating actionable insights based … Continue reading

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Introduction To Microsoft Dataverse & Differences From CDS
Nov21

Introduction To Microsoft Dataverse & Differences From CDS

The post Introduction To Microsoft Dataverse & Differences From CDS appeared first on All About Microsoft Dynamics. Continue Reading Piyush Adhikari’s Article on their blog Introduction To Microsoft Dataverse & Differences From CDS – All About Microsoft Dynamics Introduction – In November 2020, Microsoft renamed or rebranded Common Data Service as Dataverse. This is not first time, Microsoft is renaming and...

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SQL Join In Power Apps
Nov15

SQL Join In Power Apps

Requirement : In Microsoft Power Apps there are 2 collections – “Customer” & “CustomerAddress”. “Customer” collection contain records where CustAccount is unique Key CustAccount CustName Gender Mobile CU-0000001 David M 9876543210 CU-0000002 James M 9876543210 CU-0000003 Sophia F 9876543210 CU-0000004 Julie F 9876543210 “CustomerAddress” contains records of customer...

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Microsoft Dynamics Conference Room Pilot
Nov12

Microsoft Dynamics Conference Room Pilot

Microsoft Dynamics Conference Room Pilot Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales CRM Booster ; Why You Need a Microsoft Dynamics Conference Room… Continue Reading Gordon Schrenk’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Conference Room Pilot – Azamba Consulting Azamba will have access to you and other key representatives of your organization in a timely manner. * Azamba will have remote access to the system as necessary prior...

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Dynamics is Discontinuing the Old User Interface – Is Your Business Ready?
Nov11

Dynamics is Discontinuing the Old User Interface – Is Your Business Ready?

Dynamics is Discontinuing the Old User Interface – Is Your Business Ready? Dynamics is Discontinuing the Old User Interface – Is Your Business Ready?

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Try, Catch, and Finally In Microsoft Power Automate/Microsoft Flow | Error Handling Using Scope
Nov10

Try, Catch, and Finally In Microsoft Power Automate/Microsoft Flow | Error Handling Using Scope

Error handling and TRY, CATCH, AND FINALLY are very important tasks in Programing as well in any kind of development & Microsoft Power Automate or Microsoft Flow is no different. Error handling and TRY, CATCH, AND FINALLY can be easily implemented in MICROSOFT POWER AUTOMATE/MICROSOFT FLOW for handling different different business scenarios. You can place … Continue reading Try, Catch, and… Continue Reading Piyush...

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Impact of work orders in asset management on production resources scheduling
Nov09

Impact of work orders in asset management on production resources scheduling

When dealing with CMMS, you can address it by using Field Service Module or Asset Management Module embedded within MSDyn365 for Supply Chain. The big differences between those tools available in the global D365 Platform are : Field service applied for customer assets Field service can be interfaced with the ERP through Dual Wright but not directly Asset Management applied on the ERP’s own… Continue Reading Yohann...

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Power Apps : Filter VS Search VS LookUp functions
Nov05

Power Apps : Filter VS Search VS LookUp functions

Filter function in Microsoft POWER APPS : The Filter function finds records in a table that satisfy a formula. Use Filter to find a set of records that match one or more criteria and to discard those that don’t. Lookup  function in Microsoft POWER APPS :The LookUp function finds the first record in a table that satisfies a formula. … Continue reading Power Apps : Filter VS Search VS… Continue Reading Piyush...

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How to connect Power BI with cloud  Dynamics 365 F&O ?
Nov05

How to connect Power BI with cloud Dynamics 365 F&O ?

 Microsoft Power BI is the primary Business Intelligence tool for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. It provides rich interactive dashboards, reports, drill-downs, and offers various filter options. just login by your Dynamics 365 admin account  click on get data and select Odata feed just login to your Dynamics 365 to  get your URL URL format should be… Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com...

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Part 3 – Getting Data, Faster
Nov04

Part 3 – Getting Data, Faster

Now that we can get data, let’s look at getting data faster. Out of the box Finance and Operations delivers thousands of entities many of which are enabled for OData consumption. These are good for standard integrations but can be slow depending on what it is you are trying to do. Also, most of these entities are non-specialized. That is to say they handle all CRUD operations. But, can… Continue Reading Nathan...

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D365/AX7:Upload & Save a File in Azure Blob Storage using X++
Nov04

D365/AX7:Upload & Save a File in Azure Blob Storage using X++

Sample Code: The post D365/AX7:Upload & Save a File in Azure Blob Storage using X++ appeared first on All About Microsoft Dynamics. Continue Reading Piyush Adhikari’s Article on their blog D365/AX7:Upload & Save a File in Azure Blob Storage using X++ – All About Microsoft Dynamics Requirement: Saving a file and uploading memory stream of file in Azure BLOB Storage account using X++ in Microsoft Dynamics 365...

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VS2019, Finance & Operations plus D365FO.Tools
Nov03

VS2019, Finance & Operations plus D365FO.Tools

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 11/03/20. Tags:  Visual Studio VS2019 Want to develop in VS2019 for F&O? Let’s take a look! We’re going to take a look at using the Dynamics 365 extension in VS2019 and just see what happens. This is an update to Adria Ariste’s article on this subject. We’ll be leaning on that article a… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog VS2019, Finance...

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D365/AX7: Read & Download a File from Azure Blob Storage Using  X++
Nov03

D365/AX7: Read & Download a File from Azure Blob Storage Using X++

Requirement – Reading a file & getting the memory stream of file from Azure Blob Storage in Microsoft dynamics 365 for finance and operations using X++. Prerequisite – Azure Blob Storage along with a valid connection string. Sample Code – The post D365/AX7: Read & Download a File from Azure Blob Storage Using X++ appeared first on All About Microsoft Dynamics. Continue Reading Piyush Adhikari’s...

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DEPLOY & CREATE AN AZURE STORAGE | Azure Storage Accounts
Nov03

DEPLOY & CREATE AN AZURE STORAGE | Azure Storage Accounts

The post DEPLOY & CREATE AN AZURE STORAGE | Azure Storage Accounts appeared first on All About Microsoft Dynamics. Continue Reading Piyush Adhikari’s Article on their blog DEPLOY & CREATE AN AZURE STORAGE | Azure Storage Accounts – All About Microsoft Dynamics No Description Blog Syndicated with Piyush Adhikari’s...

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Announcing the Release of my Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Security Course
Nov02

Announcing the Release of my Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Security Course

If you are looking for an in-depth D365FO security course that will take you from a security novice with no prior knowledge of the subject to having a deep understanding of security, audit, and compliance topics and functionality within D365FO. This is the course for you! Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Security Course The course covers: Understanding the D365FO Security Model Security… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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D365FO.Tools and VS2017: Manhattan Project
Nov02

D365FO.Tools and VS2017: Manhattan Project

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 11/02/20. Have you heard of D365FO.Tools? Let’s take another look. Let’s Rock We talked about this for VS2015 here. But now, things have changed. First, install D365FO.Tools.  Next, install Powershell Tools for Visual Studio. You can do this easily by going to Tools > Extensions and Updates in Visual studio. Select “Online” then search for powershell…. Continue Reading...

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Part 2 – Getting Data, The Basics
Nov02

Part 2 – Getting Data, The Basics

In Part 1 we talked through getting connected. Now, let’s try to read some data. We’ll discuss how to get a records and a record as well as how to query in C#. It’s similar to X++ but want to make sure we have a good foundation for when we move onto more advanced stuff. We’ll also examine how some OOTB entities are built and what that means for a standard integration scenario with no custom… Continue...

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Azure App Registration Of D365 :Register an app with Azure Active Directory
Oct31

Azure App Registration Of D365 :Register an app with Azure Active Directory

The post Azure App Registration Of D365 :Register an app with Azure Active Directory appeared first on All About Microsoft Dynamics. Continue Reading Piyush Adhikari’s Article on their blog Azure App Registration Of D365 :Register an app with Azure Active Directory – All About Microsoft Dynamics Fill the name of application & Redirect URL. Redirect URL will be the URL of your D365 F&O environment & will be...

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Current State of D365FO User Licensing for October 2020
Oct27

Current State of D365FO User Licensing for October 2020

Microsoft recently released the 10.0.14(PU38) version of D365FO and along with that came a couple of changes for user licensing. Resource Updates I have updated the privilege to license SKU report that is available as a free resource from Fastpath. This report will show the privilege to license SKU association and then the IsUnique value for that particular privilege license combination. This… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 FinOps – New Book on Sales order based Revenue Recognition
Oct26

Microsoft Dynamics 365 FinOps – New Book on Sales order based Revenue Recognition

 I am very much excited to announce the launch of my second Microsoft Dynamics 365 FinOps book on Amazon called “Microsoft Dynamics 365 FinOps – Sales Order-based Revenue Recognition In-depth”. Please check the link below. This book is available in paperback and e-book format (Kindle). Link for Microsoft Dynamics 365 FinOps – Sales Order-based Revenue Recognition In-depth Microsoft… Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com...

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Part 1 – Getting Connected with VS2017 and Connected Services
Oct26

Part 1 – Getting Connected with VS2017 and Connected Services

Now that we can use Visual Studio 2017 for F&O development, we have a newer and better way to generate OData clients. First, we’ll cover what it takes to get everything setup. I typically use VS2019 for C# development so we’ll be using that for most of this. Create a new C# project Name it and click create Grab the “AuthenticationUtility” From 

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The OData Experiment – Deep Dive into OData and How To Use It
Oct26

The OData Experiment – Deep Dive into OData and How To Use It

This will be a collection of entries on Data Entities, OData and how to use entities for integration purposes. This is the hub page for all parts of this experiment. Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog The OData Experiment – Deep Dive into OData and How To Use It This will be a collection of entries on Data Entities, OData and how to use entities for integration purposes. This is the hub page for all...

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Setup Postman To Call D365 Services
Oct19

Setup Postman To Call D365 Services

In this article we will look at how to setup Postman to call D365 services. In past articles we looked at how to use Postman to call D365 Data entities, and this is great when you just need to push in data. However, sometimes you need to need to be able to call D365 code… Continue Reading → The post Setup Postman To Call D365 Services appeared first on Dynamics 365 Musings. Continue Reading peter.ramer’s Article on...

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Tier 1 Microsoft managed VMs will be removed, Extended
Oct12

Tier 1 Microsoft managed VMs will be removed, Extended

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 10/12/20. Microsoft will begin removing RDP from Tier 1 environments and the environments soon after that. Adrià Ariste has a great post on this topic that you should read before continuing but I wanted to cover a few other scenarios along with some resources. We’ll skip the preamble and just assume that Microsoft Managed T1 environments are basically gone… Continue Reading Nathan...

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Setup  BYOD/Azure SQL for Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations | Bring Your Own Database
Oct11

Setup BYOD/Azure SQL for Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations | Bring Your Own Database

Setup Bring Your Own Database (BYOD) for Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations- How to set up & Configure BYOD in D365 F&O Set up configuration to Azure SQL DB The post Setup BYOD/Azure SQL for Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations | Bring Your Own Database appeared first on All About Microsoft Dynamics. Continue Reading Piyush Adhikari’s Article on their blog Setup BYOD/Azure SQL for Dynamics 365 Finance &...

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Tier 1 Microsoft managed VMs will be removed
Oct10

Tier 1 Microsoft managed VMs will be removed

If you receive the LCS email notifications for your projects you already know this: all Tier 1 virtual machines from Microsoft’s subscription will be gone as early as 1 December! This is what the emails say: As communicated previously, Microsoft is removing the use of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to access environments managed by Microsoft. As […] ariste.info Tier 1 Microsoft managed VMs… Continue Reading Adrià...

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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.