Dynamics 365 LCS Tricks – Barcodes, Document Routing, FollowMe printing

This blog assists those who are struggling to set up some aspect of printing in D365 for Operations due to the limited documentation in circulation. We had 2 scenarios at our customer site: –        Barcode printing. –        FollowMe printing. Barcode printing Barcode printing is not meant to be complex, but when printing to screen or […]

Dynamics 365 LCS Tricks – install Knowledge Base (KB) article

LCS is the place for getting all the information from Microsoft related to your Dynamics 365 for Operations projects. This Web portal also allows you to get your MS fixes to your environment and knows which Knowledge Base (KB) articles have been applied. In the next image, for instance, we can see that there are […]

How to: Read uncommitted records using Dynamics 365 for Operations

Recently we had a challenge to read uncommitted data from the Dynamics 365 for Operations database. Usually this is not required as you may retrieve dirty data. When using a business application, you should rely on correct and committed data as otherwise reporting might provide you incorrect data. However, if you find a very good […]

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – platform update 4 experience

As we all know Dynamics 365 has technically speaking 3 patch groups. We know the x++ updates and the binary updates. We have seen those in older version of Dynamics 365. The third group is called platform updates.

Dynamics 365 LCS Tricks – mass install packages

Deploying packages is a time-consuming thing. MS has improved the speed, but we partner can also help. This helping is by merging the packages. Good merged combinations are Binary updates and x++ updates, but your own code can also be combined with your customizations on your Retail (SDK) part. Till now I was not able […]

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – restoring database

Microsoft supports the possibility to restore a database from Production to any azure database in your hosted environment. In case this database needs to be pushed to Production (go live) a special request must be sent.  In this article I will explain what to do for the local VM

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – force LCS to update

LCS is your friend in Dynamics 365 as long it is up-to-date. And I have seen it is not always the case. So I will share some tricks to force it. There are some things you should know LCS is only updating 1 time a day and that is 10 o clock in the evening.  […]

Dynamics 365 LCS tricks – A day in the life of LCS

We all must use LCS when working with Dynamics 365 these days, sometimes it feels good and sometimes it is frustrating. The next real live image of LCS shows how I feel about the experience. We are speeding up but at the same time we have to wait.    The pitfalls one might encounter […]

Please, Connect me if I’m Wrong!

After implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX and now Dynamics 365 already for years, there are features in the product that are missing or there are things wrong or not supported. There are some ways to provide feedback to Microsoft. This post is intended to get you familiar with Microsoft Connect. Also some of my thoughts on […]

Missing product attribute translations

In this post, I will explain a little bit more about the translations a customer can make use of on the products and attributes in the system. From a user point of view, it is very simple. There is a translation button available that one can click and then add the required translations. From a […]