Comparing Security Between D365FO Versions
Jul16

Comparing Security Between D365FO Versions

With Microsoft on a true ‘one version’ solution for Dynamics 365, it can become extremely important to ensure change management practices are followed during updates. I have previously released a tool that could potentially help with this process and I wanted to walk through how this can be done. Extract Configuration Settings Because of my work, I normally have multiple versions of D365FO… Continue Reading...

Read More
How To Use A Recurring Integration Endpoint
Jul10

How To Use A Recurring Integration Endpoint

How To Use A Recurring Integration Endpoint 07/10/24 Integration How to use a recurring Integration Endpoint for importing data Recurring Integration Endpoints for Finance and Operations are  an interesting option for integrations. From the Microsoft docs, it looks like it’s meant for an input/output scenario where we have an inbound message and… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog How To Use A...

Read More
How to use a recurring Integration Endpoint to Import Data
Jul10

How to use a recurring Integration Endpoint to Import Data

How to use a recurring Integration Endpoint to Import Data 07/10/24 Integration How to use a recurring Integration Endpoint for importing data Recurring Integration Endpoints for Finance and Operations are  an interesting option for integrations. From the Microsoft docs, it looks like it’s meant for an input/output scenario where we have an inbound… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog How to use a...

Read More
New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.6
Jul09

New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.6

We’ve had some great community contributions to get us to v1.6 of the D365FO Admin Utility! D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.6 D365O Admin Toolkit v1.6 Release D365FO Admin Toolkit GitHub Note: This release has been built against a 10.0.39 version of D365FO. Let’s look at the new features and functionality and bug fixes in this release! New Features Adding support for having an automatic expiration… Continue Reading Alex’s...

Read More
How To Create A YouTube Video
Jul08

How To Create A YouTube Video

As part of writing articles, I typically create a YouTube video that covers the same content. I have found that some people like to read articles while others like to watch videos. Creating content in both of these formats can help reach a wider audience. In this article and video, learn all of the tips… Continue Reading → The post How To Create A YouTube Video appeared first on Dynamics 365… Continue Reading...

Read More
Database Inserts – Code Table Comparison
Jul08

Database Inserts – Code Table Comparison

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 07/07/24. Last modified: 07/07/24 Tags:  performance Database Inserts – Primary Table Comparison between dev box and Sandbox Environment In a previous article, I wrote about the fastest ways to insert data but only looked at it from a development VM ( In Azure ) perspective. I thought it would be worthwhile to… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog Database...

Read More

The Book of Batch Jobs

I created a collection of articles on Finance and Operations (F&O) batch jobs to have a comprehensive resource for understanding and optimizing batch processing. This compilation includes guides on configuring and scheduling batch jobs, troubleshooting common issues, and best practices for performance tuning. Each article delves into specific aspects, such as leveraging the RunBaseBatch… Continue Reading Nathan...

Read More
BatchRetryable Top Picking Batch Job Example
Jun29

BatchRetryable Top Picking Batch Job Example

BatchRetryable Top Picking Batch Job Example 06/29/24 BatchRetryable Top Picking Batch Job Example I recently presented at DynamicsMinds on batch jobs and how to design them for specific types of workloads. There was interest in code samples so this in one of those code samples talking about Top Picking with a review. Top picking is a method of creating a list of work that is stored in… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s...

Read More
BatchRetryable Bundled Batch Job Example
Jun28

BatchRetryable Bundled Batch Job Example

BatchRetryable Bundled Batch Job Example 06/27/24 BatchRetryable Bundled Batch Job Example I recently presented at DynamicsMinds on batch jobs and how to design them for specific types of workloads. There was interest in code samples so this in one of those code samples talking about Batch bundling with a review of the code and design. Batch Bundling is a way of designing and managing a… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s...

Read More
Powershell to Deploy a PPAC UNO Environment
Jun28

Powershell to Deploy a PPAC UNO Environment

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 06/27/24. Last modified: 06/27/24 PowerShell Script to Deploy an UNO Environment Below is a PowerShell script to deploy a unified developer environment for F&O. But first, be sure to read Aurélien CLERE’s great blog post about this type of environment. You should also check out this tech talk on the UDE environment type and some additional reading from MSFT…. Continue Reading Nathan...

Read More
Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. Error: 0x800f0954
Jun24

Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. Error: 0x800f0954

Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. Error: 0x800f0954 06/24/24 LBD Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. Error: 0x800f0954 when configuration an AOS for Local Business Data (LBD) When you attempt to install .NET Framework 3.5 for Local Business Data Finance and Operations, you can… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog Installation of one or...

Read More
New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.5
Jun24

New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.5

It’s time for another release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit, we are now on version 1.5! Version 1.5 Release D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.5 Release D365FO Admin Toolkit GitHub Note: This release has been built against a 10.0.39 version of D365FO. Let’s look at the new features and functionality and bug fixes in this release! New Features Excluded Users Added ability to dynamically add / remove users… Continue Reading Alex’s...

Read More

Expense Reports Dates (TBD)

  Expense Creation Date = Document Date in the GLTransaction Date (when the expenses occurred) = Project Date in the sub-ledgerGL Posting Date will be equal to Transaction Date, if the period is not closed. If the period is closed, then GL Posting Date will be the 1st day of the next open period, if the “Correct accounting date during posting” parameter is ON. Continue Reading noreply@blogger.com (Sarang...

Read More
How To Write A Blog Article
Jun17

How To Write A Blog Article

Over the last few years, I have been writing D365 articles and tutorials. During that time, I have learned some tips and tricks on how to write a blog article that I would love to share with you. Like me, you may love learning and teaching others new things. As part of that, you want… Continue Reading → The post How To Write A Blog Article appeared first on Dynamics 365 Musings. Continue Reading peter.ramer’s Article...

Read More
BatchRetryable Individual Task Modeled Batch Job Example
Jun15

BatchRetryable Individual Task Modeled Batch Job Example

BatchRetryable Individual Task Modeled Batch Job Example 06/14/24 Batch Individual Task Modeling BatchRetryable With lots of Individual tasks from 1 batch job I recently presented at DynamicsMinds on batch jobs and how to design them for specific types of workloads. There was interest in code samples so this in one of those… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog BatchRetryable Individual Task Modeled Batch...

Read More
BatchRetryable RunBaseBatch Class
Jun10

BatchRetryable RunBaseBatch Class

BatchRetryable RunBaseBatch Class 06/09/24 RunBaseBatch RunBaseBatch Updated “Standard” Batch Job for BatchRetryable I wrote an article on how to create a batch class several years ago. I thought I’d update it for modern times with the implementation of BatchRetryable. All source code for this article can be… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog BatchRetryable RunBaseBatch Class Updated...

Read More
GA of D365F&O 10.0.40
Jun07

GA of D365F&O 10.0.40

In my previous article , I have mentioned about the preview features of 10.0.40 This post gives an overview of the features includes with GA. Copilot in finance and operations apps for developers Feature name : Extend Copilot with client plugins – – Enabled by default Developers can extend Copilot in finance and operations apps by creating client actions that are based on… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

Read More
D365 Commerce versioning
Jun03

D365 Commerce versioning

Have you ever wondered about the versioning numbering in the Dynamics 365 Commerce? Here is a small explanation. If you have a version like 9.49.24030.9, this means 9 – Main release number.49 – This is the number that increments for each service release. Like 10.0.39, 10.0.40 etc. .24 – This is the year of the … Continue reading D365 Commerce versioning Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s Article on their...

Read More
Webhook validation handshake failed – Azure Event Grid
May30

Webhook validation handshake failed – Azure Event Grid

There are various ways to integrate EventGrid in portal. In this article, let us learn how to create a Topic using Web Hook in the event grid. Read till the end , as the developers face challenge when saving the Web hook. For the Webhook input, I have created a logic apps. Trigger for this logic apps is ‘Https’ . Upon saving the workflow, a URL will be generated . Make a note of the URL… Continue Reading...

Read More
Starting Azure VMs from Postman
May30

Starting Azure VMs from Postman

Being a technical architect, my day usually begins with starting the FO azure VMs. This will be possible only if the user has access to LCS or azure portal. Auto start and auto shut -down is possible in Azure but if you plan to start the day in advance or if the VM turns off due to auto shut down enabled, you will need to wait for someone to turn on the machine. I have experienced myself… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

Read More
Odata query options with D365FO – Multiple filter
May30

Odata query options with D365FO – Multiple filter

In my earlier posts , part1 , part2 I have explained about the various options for Odata. This is a short post on filter query. See the below query Select * from SalesTable where SalesOrderNumber=”SO-1500″ and DataAreaid = ‘USRT’ How do you pass this to the odata query https://fourl/data/SalesOrderHeadersV2?cross-company=true&$filter=SalesOrderNumber eq ‘015601 ‘ and… Continue Reading...

Read More

Intercompany Setup in D365PO (non-stock)

Intercompany Configuration •        Parameter setup in both legal entities •        Intercompany customer vendor set up in both legal entities •        Intercompany setup in the General Ledger setup •        Project category to be created in both legal entities...

Read More
Fee transaction on the Fixed Price Project in D365 Project Operations (non-stock)
May30

Fee transaction on the Fixed Price Project in D365 Project Operations (non-stock)

 Fee transactions are only allowed on the Fixed Price projects in standard D365FO. However, when it comes to the Non-Stock version of D365PO (where D365PO is connected to D365FO), the system does not stop you from posting fee transactions (journals) on a fixed-price project. The fee journal is “Confirmed” successfully in ProjOps and the transaction starts appearing under the posted project… Continue Reading...

Read More
Activación automática de Virtual Tables en D365F&O
May24

Activación automática de Virtual Tables en D365F&O

A estas alturas, todos sabemos de la importancia que tiene el uso de Tablas Virtuales o Virtual Tables (aka Virtual Entities) en en Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations apps. Quizá uno de los usos más comunes y conocidos es el de utilizar Dynamics 365 F&O como origen de datos en Power Apps de tipo lienzo (canvas) sin la necesidad de almacenar datos en Dataverse, con el sobrecoste (de… Continue Reading ja.tomas’s Article...

Read More
Default dashboard issue in D365FO 10.0.39
May09

Default dashboard issue in D365FO 10.0.39

We upgraded to 10.0.39 and found the home page of D365FO was throwing error ‘Menu item with default dashboard could not be opened’. Initially we assumed it might be due to some issue in the custom models.. We found a temporary workaround by directly directly accessing a menu item rather than accesssing the URL to landing page. https://URL/?cmp=PL01&mi=CustTable But when the same… Continue Reading...

Read More
How do I Determine the Azure Region for my Production Dynamics 365 Environment with AI
May08

How do I Determine the Azure Region for my Production Dynamics 365 Environment with AI

There are a lot of considerations when looking at where a production environment should be deployed. The first question that comes to mind is whether we can “get away with” one production instance or need to support multiple production instances by region or even country/division. Additional factors apply: Latency, weighted by number of workers in each location/geo Licensing: every user needs… Continue Reading Dag...

Read More
New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.4
May07

New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.4

I’m excited to announce the v1.4 release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit! Version 1.4 Release D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.4 Deployable Package D365FO Admin Toolkit GitHub Note: This release has been built against a 10.0.39 version of D365FO, which is the current GA release.   Let’s look at the new features and functionality and bug fixes in this release! New Features Automatically Disable Users Who… Continue Reading...

Read More
Preview of D365FO SCM 10.0.40
Apr29

Preview of D365FO SCM 10.0.40

Preview of release: April 2024 General availability of release (self-update): June 2024 General availability of release (auto-update): July 2024 Features included in the release : Copilot and AI innovation : (Enabled by default) Enable efficient, accurate demand planning with Copilot In-product guidance, forecast insights, and the ability to explore trends, anomalies, and… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s Article on their...

Read More
How to Clone and Configure a D365FO Project From GitHub
Apr29

How to Clone and Configure a D365FO Project From GitHub

Earlier this year I released the initial version of the D365FO Admin Toolkit as an open source project on GitHub. One piece of (extremely fair) feedback I got was that I did not explain the process on how to clone the source code of that project to a local machine if you wanted to extend the solution or even if you wanted to help contribute to it by creating new features or functionalities…. Continue Reading Alex’s Article...

Read More
Using the Deny Permission from the AOT in D365FO
Apr26

Using the Deny Permission from the AOT in D365FO

The Deny permission in D365FO is a powerful piece of functionality that I’ve written about before. But if you want to utilize this feature from the AOT, there are some things to know about and keep in mind to ensure you are correctly configuring this access. In the AOT If you are setting up object access within the AOT and want to apply a Deny permission to an object you will need to go to the… Continue Reading...

Read More

Innovación en la Gestión de Almacenes con Dynamics 365

En la era actual, donde la eficiencia y la personalización son claves para el éxito operativo, Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management está transformando la experiencia laboral de los trabajadores de almacén. Con la implementación de la IA generativa en la aplicación móvil de Gestión de Almacenes, se está revolucionando la manera en que los trabajadores interactúan con sus tareas… Continue Reading Juan Bravo’s Article on...

Read More
D365 Debug Tutorial #2
Apr22

D365 Debug Tutorial #2

In this second D365 debug tutorial, learn new techniques and gain practice in debugging and solving error messages. Practice reading x++ code, using ‘find all references’, and navigating the Application Explorer in Visual Studio. When an error message is unclear, these steps will show you how to determine where in the system you need to… Continue Reading → The post D365 Debug Tutorial #2… Continue Reading...

Read More
How Do You Track Everything a System Administrator Does in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations? You Don’t.
Apr19

How Do You Track Everything a System Administrator Does in Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations? You Don’t.

The request to track everything a user assigned the SysAdmin role is something I see quite often; the problem is that this request is not feasible in the way that it is in other ERPs. Let’s explain where this request normally comes from, why it not feasible, and what we can do to address this. Where This Request Comes From Normally this type of request comes from an internal/external… Continue Reading Alex’s Article on...

Read More
Microsoft Updates Dynamics 365 License Pricing to Take Effect October 1st 2024
Apr15

Microsoft Updates Dynamics 365 License Pricing to Take Effect October 1st 2024

Microsoft Updated Dynamics 365 License Pricing Update Microsoft recently announced updated pricing for Dynamics 365 licensing which will take effect October 1st, 2024: https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/dynamics365/bdm/2024/04/12/new-pricing-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-effective-october-2024/ Here is an excerpt of the pricing, you can see: As is probably expected, there is an increase in pricing… Continue Reading Alex’s...

Read More
New pricing for Microsoft Dynamics 365 effective October 2024
Apr15

New pricing for Microsoft Dynamics 365 effective October 2024

Below is the list of products which has updated prices effective from October 1 , 2024. These increases will apply globally to new and existing customers (upon renewal as of October 1, 2024), and the products will be priced comparably in other currencies. To comply with local regulations, US government list prices for the same products will increase by 10% effective October 1, 2024,… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

Read More
D365 Debug Tutorial #1
Apr08

D365 Debug Tutorial #1

In addition to learning how to develop in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Supply Chain, it is important to become very good at solving problems. In this D365 debug tutorial, learn how to find the code causing an error message to show using Find Labels. Sometimes when using D365, a user performs an action… Continue Reading → The post D365 Debug Tutorial #1 appeared first on Dynamics… Continue Reading...

Read More
Virtual entity in Data Management – 10.0.39
Apr07

Virtual entity in Data Management – 10.0.39

This new tile ‘Virtual Entity’ in 10.0.39 sparked my interest, prompting me to delve deeper into its functionalities. This lists all the virtual entities and their sync status. There is also an option to create/see the user flow in Power Automate. Whenever there is a refresh triggered in Dataverse, this would be automatically reflected here. You can force a refresh of a… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s Article...

Read More
One Dynamics One Platform – D365FO – LCS – PowerPlatform
Apr05

One Dynamics One Platform – D365FO – LCS – PowerPlatform

Nice to see that One Dynamics One Platform is making strides towards a more seamless experience for its users. It’s exciting to hear that LCS is slowly merging with Power Platform. In fact, I recently tried to raise a support ticket from LCS and was pleasantly surprised to be directed to the Power Platform Admin page. It’s great to see these two platforms working together to provide a… Continue Reading...

Read More
Don’t be the Window Dressing Consultant
Mar25

Don’t be the Window Dressing Consultant

Welcome to the world of Window Dressing Consulting, where the appearance of knowledge and success is always a layer thicker than the foundation it’s built on. It’s a glittering path for those enchanted by the allure of titles and high salaries, with little regard for the hard work of generating actual value or, heaven forbid, … Continue reading Don’t be the Window… Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s Article...

Read More
D365FO Service updates
Mar24

D365FO Service updates

Microsoft is dedicated to providing consistent service updates. These updates are typically made accessible for self-deployment prior to Microsoft implementing automatic updates. The timing of self-update package release compared to production autoupdates may vary. Please refer to my earlier post to know the details of most recent service updates. Beginning April 2024, Microsoft is… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s Article...

Read More
D365 FO 10.0.39 revised release notes
Mar24

D365 FO 10.0.39 revised release notes

Due to certain impediments, the release of version 10.0.39 has been postponed, and it is now slated to be released in April alongside a fresh array of features. General availability of release (self-update): March 2024 General availability of release (auto-update): April 2024 Application version: 10.0.1860.56 Platform version: 7.0.7198.66I have already given the list of features… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s Article on...

Read More

Acciones basadas en la fecha solicitada para Planning Optimization.

La Versión de Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management nos trae una nueva novedad en su versión 10.0.39, esta nos permite añadir un parametro a la configuración general de nuestra planificación Maestra para definir en que se basarán los mensajes de acción Podemos ahora escoger entre: Fecha de Requisito (La opción predeterminada) Fecha Solicitada esto nos permitirá tener… Continue Reading Juan Bravo’s Article on their blog...

Read More
Error querying Synapse Link
Mar19

Error querying Synapse Link

A short one for today! I stumbled upon this while configuring the new Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse feature for an environment. Most of the time, when I’m configuring resources on Azure, I do it as a subscription or resource group owner. This means I’m working in god-mode all the time, and I won’t be… Continue Reading Error querying Synapse Link Continue Reading Adrià Ariste Santacreu’s Article on...

Read More
Does Specifying Columns in Select Statements Matter?
Mar17

Does Specifying Columns in Select Statements Matter?

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 03/16/24. Last modified: 03/17/24 Tags:  performance Lets find out if specifying columns in our SELECT statements has any performance impact. The Setup In order to test if specifying column names in a select matter, we’ll have to select several records from the same table where we have not selected that specific… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog Does...

Read More
Copilot for F&O is here in Preview
Mar16

Copilot for F&O is here in Preview

Submitted by Nathan Clouse on 03/16/24. Last modified: 03/16/24 Tags:  AI Copilot Copilot is here for F&O. Let’s check it out. I setup Copilot for F&O just to see what it can do. Below is a set of interactions. I thought I’d start with a simple question and ask how to switch legal entities that I’m transaction in. I was… Continue Reading Nathan Clouse’s Article on their blog Copilot for...

Read More
Azure security best practices
Mar13

Azure security best practices

The purpose of Azure security best practices is to ensure that Azure cloud environments are adequately protected against security threats and vulnerabilities. These practices help organizations implement robust security measures to safeguard their data, applications, and infrastructure hosted on the Azure platform.By following these best practices, businesses can mitigate risks, maintain… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s...

Read More
Release of D365FO Environment Comparison Utility
Mar13

Release of D365FO Environment Comparison Utility

Building off the latest release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit, I am excited today to announce the first version of the D365FO Environment Comparison solution. This solution allows you to export data / configurations from a source environment and compare it to the data / configurations in a destination environment. It then exports an Excel file with the findings of what has been added, removed,… Continue Reading Alex’s...

Read More
Dynamics 365 – Power BI reporting – Do NOT
Mar05

Dynamics 365 – Power BI reporting – Do NOT

Here is a super quick guide for what NOT to use as base line information when building reporting: Do NOT create reporting on data originating from Sales Table and Sales Lines.  These data change a lot, and are not permanent.  Think of Sales Table and Sales Lines as a “journal”, that have little value after … Continue reading Dynamics 365 – Power BI reporting – Do NOT Continue Reading Kurt Hatlevik’s Article...

Read More
Azure blob – Tier architechture
Feb27

Azure blob – Tier architechture

Azure services groups the services into four – Blob, Files, Queues,Tables. Though we are familiar with these terms , learning the usage and purpose can leverage cost benefit. Today`s post focuses on blobs and its tiers. Blob stands for Binary Large Object. Azure Blob Storage is a service that stores unstructured data in the cloud as objects or blobs Also referred as Object… Continue Reading AnithaEswaran’s Article on...

Read More
New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.3
Feb27

New Release of D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.3

Excited to announce the v1.3 release of the D365FO Admin Toolkit! Version 1.3 Release D365FO Admin Toolkit v1.3 Deployable Package D365FO Admin Toolkit GitHub Note: The deployable package has been built against a CY24Q1: 10.0.38 version of D365FO, which is now GA. Navigation Updates I started to break out the different features into separate sub menus to make navigation easier as more… Continue Reading Alex’s Article on...

Read More