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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 1: Overview of the Dynamics 365 Business Central Administration Center

Hey everyone! Many of you know how to manage on-premises Dynamics NAV and Business Central environments with Server Administration Tool, but how to do it when your environment is somewhere in the cloud? Do you need to ask your Microsoft Partner, or even Microsoft itself, to create a new sandbox, restore a backup, or restart the environment?

Meet the Admin Center, a tool to rule all of your Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS environments.

This chapter contains common information on how to start your work with the Dynamics 365 Business Central Admin Center. You will learn how to get access to the center in different ways and assign Business Central licenses. In addition, you will get details about environment types, limits, and the planning of your free space.

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

  • The Admin Center main page
  • Required roles
  • Environment types and limits

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to set up the required permissions and get access to the Admin Center.