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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

Some practical advice on how to keep your data within limits

In Business Central, you have a special tool to manage your data – Data Administration. You can open this page by clicking on the Data Administration action on the Table Information page or just open it directly from Tell me.

Figure 6.8 – The Data Administration tool

After the first opening, it will be empty and you need to click on the Refresh action to update the data. It takes some time and runs in the background. For frequent usage of Data Administration, click on Actions and then Schedule Background Refresh.

Figure 6.9 – Schedule background refresh

You will get a confirmation message:

Figure 6.10 – Scheduled task creation confirmation

The new Job Queue Category and Entry will be created for scheduled information updates. You need not wait for data updates anymore while opening the Data Administration page. Open the...