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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

Typical failures and how to resolve them

For now, there are not so many problems with cloud migration. I have Microsoft statistics about the most popular issues. They are listed as follows:

  • A failed connection from the Self-Hosted Integration runtime to an on-premise database.

Solution: Test your Integration Runtime connection using the diagnostics tool. It will likely be network issues.

  • Self-Hosted Integration runtime setup errors.

Solution: As in the first point, test your connection. You likely set the wrong authorization key. Check it one more time or generate a new one.

  • Wrong connection string.

Solution: Check all the parameters one more time. It is likely that you mistyped somewhere.

  • The database compatibility level is lower than 130.

Solution: Check the database compatibility level. Change it, if needed.

  • The on-premise database has been replaced after setup.

Solution: Set up the cloud migration process...