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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 operations analysis

To see the environment operations, open the admin center and click on the Operations tab. Here, you will see the significant operations on your environments. You can choose single environment operations or look through all environments. In addition, you can choose default periods – 7, 14, or 30 days, or a custom time interval.

Figure 5.14 – Environment Operations

Possible operation types that go to the operations log are as follows:

  • Environment creation
  • Environment rename
  • Environment delete
  • Environment properties modification (for example, changing of update window, security group, or Application Insights connection string)
  • Environment update (major and minor)
  • Environment restore
  • Environment copy
  • Environment restart
  • App install
  • App update

By clicking on the operation status, Complete or Failed, you can see operation details, which will definitely be helpful for...