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 […]

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 – Fix your Retail Database

I have seen a lot off issue after applying new software or after restoring a database the retail database is not update anymore. To solve these issue I suggest you follow these steps, to get it all working. I always start looking if the connection string to the retail database is correct. Unfortunately, MS has […]

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 […]

How to start with an empty AX database in your local VM

When you want to work with the new Microsoft Dynamics AX, you have some options to deploy the environment. You can choose between deploying an environment on Azure or  download a local machine. The purpose of the local machine is mainly a development box, but can also be used for demonstrations (with some limitations). The local […]

Microsoft Dynamics AX – Release to Web (RTW)

Congrats to the Microsoft Dynamics AX team. They had completed the Release to Web (RTW) version of Microsoft Dynamics AX last Monday. This version has build number 7.0.1265.3015 and has been made available for deployments now. A downloadable virtual machine (VM) will follow soon.

Microsoft Dynamics AX – Trial mode

In December 2015, Microsoft released the preview of the new Microsoft Dynamics AX. Partners and customers can now learn what the new cloud based version could bring you. You can deploy a cloud hosted environment from Lifecycle services. When this is complete you can start browsing and learning how to use the cloud based version of […]