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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

Detailed information about your environment

Detailed environment information is hidden in the environment card. You can open it by clicking on the environment's name in the environments list.

The environment card looks like this:

Figure 3.1 – The environment card

The card has the following sections.

Action buttons

These are placed on the top of the card and used for different things you can do with the environment. In this section, you will get a short introduction, and all the actions will be explained in detail in the next sections. You have the following actions available:

  1. Apps: This is a package of functionality. The standard one is provided by Microsoft; and the additional ones are provided by you or third parties. This consists of the list of apps installed in your environment, with names, publishers, versions, and available updates. This list does not belong to the only chosen environment – you can choose any of your...