Azure Key Vault support in ISVLicenseGenerator v0.7
Feb22

Azure Key Vault support in ISVLicenseGenerator v0.7

I’m once again back with a new version of the ISVLicenseGenerator tool, the piece of software I created with a modified version of the standard AXUtil.dll library that lets us sign license files using a cryptographic USB token. In the new version (v0.7) I’ve added the possibility of signing the license file using a certificate… Continue Reading Azure Key Vault support in ISVLicenseGenerator… Continue Reading...

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DDMRP : additional features (Decoupling point status, collaborative execution)
Feb21

DDMRP : additional features (Decoupling point status, collaborative execution)

Here is the last post regarding DDMRP (see the previous posts : DDMRP introduction and Inventory Positionning, Buffer level definition and calculation, Buffer value calculation and dynamics adjustements, DDRMP calculation). We’ll have a look at some features not detailed previously to conclude on this topic. Be aware those tests were run activating a preview version, meaning that we can… Continue Reading Yohann ROLLAND’s...

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Generate Classes From Data In D365
Feb19

Generate Classes From Data In D365

Often times you need to send data from an external system into Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain. Options include using the data migration framework, data entities, and custom services. When using custom services, learn how to generate classes from data that is sent in. Specifically, when the data is in JSON or… Continue Reading → The post Generate Classes From Data In D365… Continue Reading...

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D365 eCommerce : Let’s talk about WEBP
Feb15

D365 eCommerce : Let’s talk about WEBP

In the architectural overview of Dynamics 365 eCommerce we can see that there are a few central components dealing with digital assets like images, videos and documents. A central component is image resizer service that automatically adjusts the size and quality of images according to the device and context of the user. This helps improve … Continue reading D365 eCommerce : Let’s talk… Continue Reading Kurt...

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New update on Regulatory configuration service (RCS) as globalization studio in D365FO.
Feb12

New update on Regulatory configuration service (RCS) as globalization studio in D365FO.

Regulatory Configuration Service (RCS) will be deprecated. This new feature implifies the experience of extending and customizing key globalization areas of tax e-invoicing regulatory reporting banking business documents. With the release of this feature, all new RCS provisioning is stopped. If provisioning is required, register a support ticket. We will be working… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s Article on their blog...

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InvalidProtocolResponse – Logic apps
Feb05

InvalidProtocolResponse – Logic apps

I was trying to configure composite entity for D365F&O using logic apps and faced the below error.  The response to partial content upload initiating request is not valid. The response to initiating partial content upload request must contain a valid location header. This was due to a simple set up which was on by default in ‘Http’ action. Turning it off did the magic and… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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Cloud service types
Feb04

Cloud service types

Microsoft learn has abundant resources to get introduced to basics or refresh our knowledge to keep ourselves updated. One topic I refreshed this week is ‘Cloud service types’ Key terms : Managing and configuring resources Shared responsibility model IaaS, PaaS,SaaS Referred to as the cloud service stack, with each layer building upon the capabilities of the layer beneath… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.2
Jan31

New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.2

We have a new release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit that includes some exciting new community contributions and features! Version 1.2 Release D365FO Admin Toolkit GitHub D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.2 Deployable Package Download Note: The deployable package has been built against a CY24Q1: 10.0.38 version of D365FO, which is now GA. New Features Based on community feedback, one of the requested… Continue Reading Alex’s Article on...

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Using an AI Assistant to Provide Dynamic Help
Jan27

Using an AI Assistant to Provide Dynamic Help

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 01/27/24. Last modified: 01/28/24 Is it possible to train an AI to offer intelligent assistance in your Dynamics 365 F&O instance? In a previous article, I showed how you could use AI to provide dynamic help to your users. This example simply allowed for a user to ask a ChatGPT generic model how to perform a task in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations…. Continue Reading Nathan...

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Logic apps – Key vaults for Encryption
Jan26

Logic apps – Key vaults for Encryption

I had to work on a task where they data has to be encrypted during automation and logic apps came to my rescue to make the job simple and easy. Logic apps has a Key Vault connector to do this job. I am encrypting my data from logic apps and thus necessary permissions has to be given to logic apps. Let us first create a Key vault. Create a new Key vault and enter the name. I… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s Article on...

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SFTP connector with Private key – Logic apps
Jan26

SFTP connector with Private key – Logic apps

This article shows you how to connect SFTP gateway via logic apps using private key. In our instance, Standard logic apps is used. Create a new workflow. Let the trigger be Recurrence. Add the next step and search for ‘SFTP-SSH’ Let us select the action ‘List files in folder’ . In the above screenshot, when you try to paste the Private key directly, connection will… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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Punchout – CXml – External Catalog – D365 F&O Configuration – Part 1
Jan25

Punchout – CXml – External Catalog – D365 F&O Configuration – Part 1

Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations supports integration with various procurement and e-procurement solutions. The integration process allows the users to “punch out” to external supplier catalogs, select items, and seamlessly bring them back into the procurement workflow. This means it allows the users to purchase through vendors without need to store the master data and information such… Continue Reading...

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How To Create A D365 SSRS Report
Jan22

How To Create A D365 SSRS Report

In this article, learn how to create a basic D365 SSRS reports. “SSRS” stands for SQL Server Reporting Services. Reports are defined by Microsoft as any visualization of a structured data set. Learn how to display data retrieved from within Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. Importantly, SSRS reports can be created to show… Continue Reading → The post How To Create A D365… Continue Reading...

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New Feature Release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit (v1.1)
Jan16

New Feature Release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit (v1.1)

There has been some fantastic feedback already about the D365FO Admin Toolkit! I appreciate everyone that reached out with feature requests, bugs they found, and overall encouragement! Based on all of the feedback we already have a new release with some new features, bug fixes, and functionality changes. See below for details! Version 1.1 Release D365FO Admin Toolkit GitHub Deployable Package… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Power platform integration for D365F&O VM
Jan15

Power platform integration for D365F&O VM

Are you unable to find the Power platform add-ins in the LCS ? It might be because your user id doesn`t have advanced privilege to view or the VM might not be configured with Power Platform Integration. I can read your next question what happens if the integration is not enabled during VM provisioning? Unfortunately there is no option now to enable after the vm is provisioned. So we… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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I wrote a book! Extending Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Apps with Power Platform
Jan15

I wrote a book! Extending Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Apps with Power Platform

I guess that most of my readers will already be aware of this, as I’ve been spamming LinkedIn with the news: I wrote a book! The book is called like this post’s title: “Extending Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Apps with Power Platform”. It covers some practical scenarios where I show how to use Power… Continue Reading I wrote a book! Extending Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Apps with…...

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Using AI To Provide Help For Users
Jan14

Using AI To Provide Help For Users

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 01/14/24. Last modified: 01/14/24 Tags:  AI Help Using ChatGPT to improve the help experience for your end users This article is about using ChatGPT to help provide contextual help to an end user of Finance and Operations. This is simply an example of how to do it with some extra features… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog Using AI To Provide Help For Users Using...

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Public Release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit
Jan10

Public Release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit

I’m excited today to release something I’ve been working on, the D365FO Admin Toolkit. The idea of this solution is that toolkit created for the Dynamics 365 FinOps community by the community itself. It is my hope and goal that this will be a platform that myself and others can add to going forward to help with some of the tasks normally faced by D365FO administrators. Links Link to the… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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D365 new year.  Let’s take the trash out.
Jan10

D365 new year.  Let’s take the trash out.

Exciting news from Microsoft has just landed a new preview feature, and it’s all about making our Dynamics 365 environment cleaner, more efficient, and compliant. In a recent Yammer post, Microsoft announced a significant upgrade to the storage capacity experience in the Power Platform Admin Center (PPAC) for Finance and Operations. This new (preview) feature … Continue reading D365 new… Continue Reading Kurt...

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D365FO bacpac import – Unable to connect to target server localhost – Error occurred during the login process
Jan08

D365FO bacpac import – Unable to connect to target server localhost – Error occurred during the login process

My team had an issue today when importing the bacpac in their devVM. Though the first issue was resolved with this fix , the import again ended up in the error . Unable to connect to target server ‘localhost’. Please verify the connection information such as the server name, login credentials, and firewall rules for the target server. A connection was successfully established with… Continue Reading...

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How To Use D365 Try Catch Statements
Jan08

How To Use D365 Try Catch Statements

In this article, learn how to add exception handling by using D365 try catch statements. Unexpected errors and exceptions can occur in any program. Without exception handling, when an error occurs the system will stop the process entirely. However, with the right code, you can ensure the system skips past invalid records and continues to… Continue Reading → The post How To Use D365 Try Catch… Continue Reading...

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Secure inputs / outputs in Logic apps
Jan03

Secure inputs / outputs in Logic apps

Logic apps is best in orchestrating the workflow integrations and it has close to 200+ connectors .With its simple UI designer , it has become the favourite middleware for any integration scenarios. Data plays a major role in today`s transactions and it is important to secure it. For instance, if the auth token which consists of secret / client id / tenant should be secured as these… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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CoPilot in Dynamics 365 implementation portal
Jan03

CoPilot in Dynamics 365 implementation portal

Have you explored the Dynamics 365 implementation portal (https://experience.dynamics.com/FTimplementationportal )? You should! Lot’s of value and checklists available there. The Dynamics 365 Implementation Portal is designed to assist both customers and partners in guiding their Dynamics 365 projects to a successful completion. This portal offers detailed implementation advice and strategies… Continue Reading Kurt...

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OData query options with D365F&O (Part 2)
Dec25

OData query options with D365F&O (Part 2)

In the previous post, I have explained about the various options of quering F&O using OData. Let us continue the ARITHEMATIC queries in this post. Less than – Applicable for numeric fields . Retrives the records that have the value mentioned in the lt clause and includes zero values in the result. For instance, to fetch the products whose Salesprice is lessthan 150 . The query is… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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D365 eCommerce and Relevance search – When life gives you lemons, make lemonade
Dec21

D365 eCommerce and Relevance search – When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

Dynamics 365 Commerce utilizes cloud-powered search to enhance product discoverability. This feature is crucial for customer interaction across various channels like e-commerce and point of sale (POS), ensuring customers can quickly find products. This search experience includes advanced capabilities like faceted navigation, immersive autosuggest, and sorting options for better product… Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s...

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Microsoft Dev Box and Dynamics 365 F&O local development
Dec14

Microsoft Dev Box and Dynamics 365 F&O local development

After a long, long, long, long, long time waiting for it, the Dynamics 365 F&O local development feature is finally here… in public preview. It’s a bit different since the first time we heard about this at the MBAS in 2019… but it opens up a new scenario for developers. I won’t go into much… Continue Reading Microsoft Dev Box and Dynamics 365 F&O local… Continue Reading Adrià Ariste...

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Add Logging to SysAdmin Role Assignments in D365FO
Dec13

Add Logging to SysAdmin Role Assignments in D365FO

This is a follow up blog post to one I had a few weeks ago about being able to grant/revoke the SysAdmin role for testing purposes. One of the things I called out there was that before implementing this solution there needed to be a logging functionality to be able to audit when a user was granted or revoked this access. Here’s how I added this functionality. Design The first thing I needed… Continue Reading Alex’s...

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Multithreading in D365 Batch Jobs

There are times when you need Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations to process records as a background process. SysOperation Framework batch jobs were created for this. However, sometimes even one instance of these jobs do not process records fast enough. Learn how to create multithreading in D365 batch jobs and process records in… Continue Reading → The post Multithreading in… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 eCommerce, search and no hype
Dec08

Dynamics 365 eCommerce, search and no hype

Hey there, eCommerce enthusiasts! Get ready for some exciting news from the Dynamics 365 universe. Microsoft’s hitting pause on Product recommendations for newbies, but hey, who says we can’t have a little fun in the meantime? Enter the world of ChatGPT for Excel – think of it as your personal eCommerce wizard! This nifty tool … Continue reading Dynamics 365 eCommerce, search and… Continue Reading Kurt...

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Azure Logic Apps Community Day: D365 FinOps and Data Integration with Azure Logic Apps
Dec07

Azure Logic Apps Community Day: D365 FinOps and Data Integration with Azure Logic Apps

In this session we will talk about the importance of having a Data integration strategy and how Azure Logic Apps can play major role in the data integration processes with D365 FinOps. Continue Reading adalhix’s Article on their blog Azure Logic Apps Community Day: D365 FinOps and Data Integration with Azure Logic Apps In this session we will talk about the importance of having a Data integration strategy and how Azure Logic...

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Lifecycle Management of Azure blob
Dec05

Lifecycle Management of Azure blob

Every data set has a unique lifecycle. Early in the lifecycle, users tend to access some of the data in the set, but not all of the data. As the data set ages, access to all of the data in the set tends to dramatically reduce. Some data set stays idle in the cloud and is rarely accessed after it’s stored. Some data expires within a few days or months after it’s created. Other data is… Continue Reading...

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Resubmitting from an Action in Logic Apps Workflows
Dec04

Resubmitting from an Action in Logic Apps Workflows

Resubmitting feature seeks to provide customers with more control over how they resubmit failed transactions and avoiding data duplication or increasing new operational friction. Earlier, if we need to reprocess the failed execution, we only had an option to select the execution and click ‘Resubmit’ . But this could potentially create duplication in the action calls that were successfully… Continue Reading...

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Workflow Assistant – Standard Logic apps
Nov30

Workflow Assistant – Standard Logic apps

The workflow assistant is a chat interface to answer any questions about Azure Logic Apps, from directly within designer. You can also use it to describe existing workflow or prompt for specific answers in the context of your workflow. The chat interface provides access to Azure Logic Apps documentation and best practices without requiring you to navigate documentation or search online… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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Entre páginas y aprendizajes: Nuestro viaje escribiendo sobre Gestión de la Cadena de Suministro

Hoy les traigo una historia muy personal: nuestra travesía escribiendo “Becoming a Dynamics Supply Chain Management Functional Consultant Associate”, una obra que ya pueden encontrar en Amazon. La idea de escribir un libro siempre estuvo en mi mente, pero se hizo realidad cuando comprendí la necesidad de un material integral sobre la Gestión de la Cadena de Suministro. Junto a Mariano… Continue Reading Juan...

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Loop-de-for-loop and Transaction Review
Nov30

Loop-de-for-loop and Transaction Review

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 11/29/23. Last modified: 11/30/23 Tags:  AI Insert For What’s in a For Loop? In this article, we’ll delve into a specifics of using a For loop, inserting data into the database, and use of transaction plus some error handling too. for(int i = 0; i <=… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog Loop-de-for-loop and Transaction Review What’s in a For...

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How to Test Role Access Without a Test Account in D365FO
Nov29

How to Test Role Access Without a Test Account in D365FO

For a recent project, I needed the ability to test custom role access within a D365FO environment but was having a difficult time getting a test account created to assign this access to. My personal user had SysAdmin access, was there anyway for me to be able to test role access with just my user account? Here is the solution I came up with! Solution The idea that I had was to have a simple… Continue Reading Alex’s Article...

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Deploy A D365 Environment
Nov27

Deploy A D365 Environment

In order to debug or develop new custom code you need to deploy a D365 environment. There are multiple different types of environments with different capabilities. In this article, learn how to deploy a cloud-hosted environment and how it is used. First, this environment is hosted in Azure. Next, users can access the front end… Continue Reading → The post Deploy A D365 Environment appeared… Continue Reading...

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Field Level Security for Custom Field Extensions in D365FO
Nov20

Field Level Security for Custom Field Extensions in D365FO

This blog post was co-authored by Sarah Guthrie a Senior Consultant at Protiviti Have you ever wondered how you can utilize security to restrict sensitive access in Dynamic 365FO? One way to accomplish this is by using field level security. This can serve as a valuable gatekeeper, ensuring that a highly sensitive pages are restricted to only necessary editable fields. For out of the box… Continue Reading Alex’s Article on...

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Using ATL with Local Telemetry
Nov19

Using ATL with Local Telemetry

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 11/19/23. Last modified: 11/19/23 Let’s collect some telemetry when using ATL in batch. Following on up this article, I thought it would be interesting to collect some telemetry on what happens when we use ATL to create a bunch of activity. First, let’s review what we were doing with ATL in the referenced article: Create a Sales Order with 1 line Adjust in… Continue Reading Nathan...

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OData query options with D365F&O (Part 1)
Nov14

OData query options with D365F&O (Part 1)

As we all know, OData provides a standardized way for applications like D365F&O to expose their data, making it easier for developers and IT pros to work with, integrate, and leverage the data for a wide range of purposes. Though Odata querying is familiar to us, I will give a brief walkthrough of various CRUD operations with D365F&O. FILTER and COUNT Below query filters the Customer… Continue Reading...

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X++ Development: Boost your Development Skills with Proven Tips and Tricks
Nov13

X++ Development: Boost your Development Skills with Proven Tips and Tricks

Are you ready to take your X++ development skills to the extreme? In this high-energy session explore advanced techniques and proven tips and tricks to help you turbocharge your productivity and take your development game to the next level. Nathan Clouse and I share our insider knowledge and experience, showcasing a range of practical tips… Continue Reading → The post X++ Development: Boost… Continue Reading...

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Database Inserts and Performance
Nov12

Database Inserts and Performance

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 11/11/23. Last modified: 11/11/23 Tags:  performance Insert Preamble There are several different ways to create records using X++. First, the most common will be to use a record buffer. By far and away the most common but we’re in how we’re inserting data in X++. I’d list the ways of… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog Database Inserts and...

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Hidden Feature Flag Changing How User Licensing is Performed in D365FO
Nov06

Hidden Feature Flag Changing How User Licensing is Performed in D365FO

In the past I written and presented on the topic of user licensing in D365FO, the methodology used has not really changed since October 2019 when Microsoft released their new ‘privilege based licensing’. Recently though I was contacted about some interesting behavior on how D365FO was reporting particular licenses. I did a deeper dive into why this was and wanted to share my findings. The… Continue Reading...

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D365 TTSBegin and TTSCommit
Nov06

D365 TTSBegin and TTSCommit

Whenever you are changing data it is important to make changes in a consistent and safe manner. D365 ttsBegin and ttsCommit statements in x++ are the key to doing this in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. They mark the beginning and end of a transaction block of code, containing changes to data that… Continue Reading → The post D365 TTSBegin and TTSCommit appeared first on

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Users can extract the tables list from Data entity – D365F&O
Nov02

Users can extract the tables list from Data entity – D365F&O

We are aware that Data Entities in D365F&O represent a specific data object, typically corresponding to a table or view in the underlying database. They define the structure and attributes of the data they represent. From a technical background , I have fair idea on the tables referred in a data entity. But for an external user who needs this information and without a developer help,… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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Azure Logic Apps and Azure API Management: A Symphony of Integration
Nov01

Azure Logic Apps and Azure API Management: A Symphony of Integration

Hello, integration maestros! welcome to another symphony of integration that will harmonize your understanding of Azure Logic Apps and Azure API Management (APIM). In this orchestration of data and API, i invite you to take a front-row seat in the theater of API connectivity. Data flows like a cosmic symphony, and the harmony of information is the secret of unlocking success, Azure logic… Continue Reading adalhix’s Article...

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Data entity Export/Import for Feature Management
Nov01

Data entity Export/Import for Feature Management

A data entity that is named Feature management lets you export the Feature management settings from one environment and then import them into another environment. This entity updates only existing features. The business logic in the entity also helps guarantee that the same rules that are used on the Feature management workspace will be applied when the import is done. For example, you… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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End of mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, Dynamics AX 2012, Dynamics AX 2012 R2, and Dynamics AX 2012 R3
Oct31

End of mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, Dynamics AX 2012, Dynamics AX 2012 R2, and Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Mainstream support for Dynamics AX 2009 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Dynamics AX 2012, and Dynamics AX 2012 R2 ended on October 9, 2018. Security hotfixes were provided for those three versions through the extended support period, which ended on April 12, 2022 Mainstream support for Dynamics AX 2012 R3 ended on October 12, 2021. Only security hotfixes will continue to be provided through the… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

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D365 – Overriding code with a hack(100% meaningless)
Oct30

D365 – Overriding code with a hack(100% meaningless)

The following blogpost is 100% meaningless and can in no circumstances be used for anything other than better understanding Dynamics 365 code and playing around. What I’m about to show will NOT help you in any way, or make you more happy. When developing in Visual Studio you are restricted to make overrides to any … Continue reading D365 – Overriding code with a… Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s Article...

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My Experience at Dynamics Communities North America Summit 2023
Oct26

My Experience at Dynamics Communities North America Summit 2023

Last week was one of my favorite weeks of the year professionally with the Dynamics Communities North America Summit conference this year hosted in Charlotte, North Carolina. I wanted to share the sights of the conference from my experience! Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations Security Overview Academy Class My Summit week started off with teaching a pre-conference academy class where we… Continue Reading Alex’s Article...

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