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Administrating Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Online

By : Andrey Baludin
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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

Storage capacity usage

As this is a very important part of the administration process, Microsoft put Capacity management into a separate tab of Admin Center. You can find it in the last menu tab.

Figure 6.1 – Capacity tab

The first thing that you see is the Storage capacity usage tab. It shows you the total storage amount that you have for all of your environments, used and available space. You can look just at these numbers and understand whether everything is OK with your storage or you need to clear the space.

Figure 6.2 – Storage capacity usage

This tab also shows you Last updated date and time because the calculation of used storage takes time. If you press the Refresh button, you will be notified that calculation can take a long time. In fact, it performs in the background and you need to reopen the Capacity tab later to see the updated numbers.

Figure 6.3 – Refresh storage capacity...