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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

Environment telemetry in the Admin portal

We will have an initial encounter with the telemetry and you will understand how to analyze it using the Admin portal.

Here, in the Admin portal, you can find only top-level events from your environments with filters by date and time. Detailed telemetry is available in Application Insights and we will get to know this in the sections that follow.

First of all, open the Admin portal and click on the Telemetry tab.

Figure 4.2 – Telemetry at the Admin portal

To obtain the telemetry, perform the following steps:

  1. In the last field, choose the environment required.
  2. In the first field, set the start date and time point from which you want to get the telemetry – ask the user about the issue's approximate time and set it here.
  3. In the second field, set a time interval in minutes: just set the + or quantity of minutes.
  4. Press the Search button and you will see the telemetry...