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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

Notification setup

In this and the next sections, we will look at cloud environment updates and how to prepare and schedule them. But first of all, we need to know that an update is available. Opening the Admin Center and checking for updates every day is not a practical way. So, let's take a look at functions such as notification recipients.

Important Note

It is highly recommended to set up notification recipients just after you create your first environment to prevent an unexpected update.

Notification recipients

  1. Open the Admin Center and click on the Notification Recipients tab. Then, click on the + Add recipient button:

Figure 3.12 – Notification Recipients

  1. Then, fill in the recipient's name and email address, and press Save:

Figure 3.13 – The Add recipient dialog

These are the following notifications that the selected account will get after a notification setup:

  • A major...