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Administrating Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Online

By : Andrey Baludin
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Administrating Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Online

By: Andrey Baludin

Overview of this book

This book features all the information you need to get started with administrating Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Online. It contains detailed information about the admin portal and cloud migration process, all based on real usage experience. The book starts by covering the data migration process for developers, which will show you how to organize the data without code. You’ll also learn how the admin portal can be useful if you want to export a database copy, restore a backup, and set up telemetry to get detailed information about the call stack and operation statuses. As you progress, you’ll learn how to check your Business Central SaaS environment details, create new and different types of environments, and notifications, and keep your cloud data within limits. Later, you’ll explore how to set up cloud migration from an on-premise environment to SaaS, run the migration, upgrade data, and fix problems if something goes wrong. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to create new production and sandbox environments, restore them from backups, analyze environment telemetry, and confidently migrate your data to the cloud.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Part 1: Dynamics 365 Business Central Admin Center
Part 2: Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud Migration Tool

Chapter 9: Cloud Migration Setup

Now you have learned what cloud migration is from the previous chapter, we can start to set it up. You do not need developer skills here, as everything performs with an assisted setup. Here, we will learn important things such as connection string construction and how to troubleshoot typical issues that could occur during the setup process. In addition, we will investigate how you can automate the setup process with cloud migration application programming interfaces (APIs).

In this chapter, we are going to cover the following main topics:

  • Prerequisite 1—SQL Server setup
  • Prerequisite 2—Connection string construction
  • Prerequisite 3—Delegated admin consent
  • Migration setup and the self-hosted integration runtime (SHIR)
  • Cloud migration APIs

By the end of this chapter, you will know how to set up cloud migration to move your data from an on-premises environment to the cloud. We'll start by setting...