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Administrating Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Online

By : Andrey Baludin
Book Image

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

The security group setup

In this section, you will learn how to restrict access to your environments with a simple security group setup. But why would you want to restrict access to the environment? Usually, this happens when you have created an environment for some specific operations. This could be a production or sandbox environment. Maybe you don't want all users to have access to this environment's data or you want to test something new and prevent users from creating operations here. Whichever way, we can set up a limitation policy.

Let's look at the setup steps:

  1. First of all, open the Azure portal ( and search for groups:

Figure 3.7 – The Azure Groups search

  1. After that, click on the New group action to create a new security group:

Figure 3.8 – The Azure Groups list

  1. Set Group type as Security, and input the group name and group description. Let...