Category Archives: D365 for Operations and Finance

So, it’s happened, you’ve gone live after providing an awesome new Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations system – Security Roles have been built and tested, everything is going smoothly and then you get an email from VSTS stating that a bug has been assigned to you. You open it and it’s concerning security – […]

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Well it is the season for giving and that means many of us will be receiving shiny new items we never knew we needed. Which got me thinking, usually a dangerous past time that ends in long hours at a pub, what new items will Microsoft be bestowing onto us in the coming months – […]

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You missed them, I missed them, we all missed them but guess what they are back! What is he talking about you ask? I’m referring to keyboard shortcuts for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations! See them in all their glory below:   Action shortcuts To do this Press Open action search Ctrl+’ or Alt+Q […]

D365 for Operations and Finance, Personalisations and User Options 1

So you occasionally login to the Microsoft Environments VMs (Sandboxes etc.) without a care in the world. However, there are some security compliance details that you must obey by otherwise Microsoft will enforce them: Acquiring that awesomely long password from the ‘Environment Manager Screen’ to gain access to the local admin account can be long […]

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So you’ve finished going through your various sessions of UAT and now you’re sitting in front of your brand new, shiny, time-saving, live saving (you get the point-right) application but what really is bugging you is the fact the ‘theme colour’ is blue and you’re more of a Dark Green kind of person – not […]

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Electronic Reporting (aKa G(General)ER – depending on how up-to-date you are on the awesomeness of ER) – is the shining light of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations for Functional Consultants that has put an end to you shouting over to your best bud in Technical Consultancy to build you a payment file – you […]

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Task Guides, the awesome new feature introduced by Microsoft in AX7/Dynamics 365 for Operations/Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Enterprise Edition (any more names that won’t fit on labels…. 😉). Now those who have had a chance to play with D365 for Ops will now that they really are a great familarisation, training and troubleshooting […]

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This short article will provide a brief introduction of the various Data Management (DM) artifacts available Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations (D3654Ops). As can be seen from the Data Management workspace within D3654Ops and within the Lifecycle Services Tools Asset Library and Shared Asset Library there is various DM artifacts that can be used when […]

D365 for Operations and Finance, LCS 0

If you have tried to switch on/off your configuration keys but are greeted by the following message: “This form is read-only unless the system is in the maintenance mode. Maintenance mode can be enabled in this environment by running maintenance job from LCS, or using Deployment.Setup tool locally” then you’ve stumbled across the right article. […]

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The article below details the necessary steps to back-up your environment. It should be a wiki post but it’s too crucial to not be shared as a blog! Stopping the Services: Login to the VM Machine via LCS Run Services.Msc Stop the following services: Microsoft Dynamics AX Batch Management Service Microsoft Dynamics AX Data Import/Export […]

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