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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

Storage usage by environment

At the end of the Capacity tab, you can find a very important thing for storage analysis – Storage usage by environment. It allows you to see the total environment's database usage and details about the environment's tables. You can see which tables are the biggest and think about this data: do you really need this data, or can you archive or even delete it?

Figure 6.6 – Storage usage by environment

The Storage usage by environment tab has a simple structure. Just the most important information about your environments is included:

  • Name
  • Type
  • Country/region

The most interesting parts are these:

  • Database usage
  • Storage per table

If you click on the List of tables link at the end of each environment's line, it will open a Table Information page in the selected Business Central environment. You will also be able to open it directly from the web client and not open...