How to use Environment Monitoring View Raw Logs

This document explains how to use the “view raw logs” feature in LCS environment monitoring for your Cloud Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations environments, this is the ability for you to look at some of the various telemetry data we record from your environments (for example slow queries) to give you insight into issues…


How to copy a database from cloud tier 1 to on-premises in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

In this post I’m going to explain how to copy a Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations database from a cloud Tier 1 environment (also known as a onebox, or demo environment) to an on-premises environment. This might be useful if you’re using a Tier 1 to create your golden configuration environment, which you’ll use…


Debug a Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations on-premises instance without Visual Studio

In this post I’m going to explain how to debug an error occurring in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operation on-premises – directly in the on-premises environment, where Visual Studio isn’t available, by using a free tool called WinDbg. This approach gives a fast way to catch exceptions occurring in the environment and identify the…


How authentication works in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations On-premises

In this article I’m going to explain the moving parts to authentication in on-premises Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. The intention of this article is to provide some background to how the process works, so that if you have issues you can work through them to figure out what’s wrong. First off – there’s…