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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

Apps and sessions

The Admin Center helps you to manage many things related to your environments. This includes Microsoft standard apps and apps from AppSource that you have installed in your environment:

  1. Open an environment card and click on the Apps button at the top. You will see a list of your apps (per tenant extensions are not included):

Figure 3.20 – The apps list

Here, you can see that one app from AppSource has an available update. If you click on Install Update button, the status will change to Update is scheduled, and within some time, the update will install to your environment. If you did not apply app updates, work with the old version of the app until the next major environment update, when it will apply automatically:

Figure 3.21 – Apps update

  1. Sometimes, you can see the Button required status – click on it and read what you need to do to upgrade this app. Usually, you need to update...