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Reminder: Microsoft Dynamics Online Payment Services will be discontinued on Dec 31, 2017

This is a reminder that as of the end of the day on December 31, 2017, Microsoft Dynamics Online Payment Services (DOPS) will be discontinued and you will no longer be able to process payments through the service.  Please ensure that you are on track to implement an alternative solution well ahead of time and… Read more

DIXF on SQL 2014 – Cannot Preview source file – CommunicationException – An error occurred while receiving the HTTP response from DMFServiceHelper.svc

Consider a scenario where you are importing data using DIXF, and you get an error when you try to “Preview source file” and you are running SQL Server 2014 SP2 CU10 or CU11. 1. The error The error you see looks something like this: System.ServiceModel.CommunicationException: An error occurred while receiving the HTTP response to http://servernamehere:7000/DMFService/DMFServiceHelper.svc. This… Read more

We’ve got a (slightly updated) official hashtag! Follow #MSDyn365FO

Sigh. Really, we thought we had the official official hashtag, but it was only mostly official. Our updated hashtag is #MSDyn365FO.  (It now has MS in the front 😊) We know that our product name is long, and has changed. We’ve worked with our branding, marketing, and legal folks to come up with a way… Read more

Business Applications Spring ’18 Release Notes

We are happy to share the Spring ’18 release notes for Microsoft Business Applications. It summarizes all new and updated features shipping in the Spring wave, starting in April. You can download the release notes here. In many ways, our Spring ’18 release marks the beginning of a new era for Microsoft Business Applications. It… Read more

Move from LiveFyre commenting to GitHub issues on docs.microsoft.com

On March 15th, we will be transitioning the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations site on docs.microsoft.com to use GitHub Issues for feedback and comments, instead of using LiveFyre for threaded discussions. The docs.microsoft.com site as a whole is making this change to simplify the customer commenting system by moving all of our customer input… Read more

Retail Personalized product recommendations

  Starting Feb 15, 2018 in Dynamics 365 for Retail and Finance & Operations, Retailers shall not be able to display intelligent product recommendations on the point of sale (POS) device any more. (for more information, see Personalized product recommendations). For all Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations removed or deprecated features, see Removed or… Read more

What is the purpose of the Delete negative payments in the Payment Proposal form?

This blog talks about the purpose of the ‘Delete negative payments’ option in the Customer Payment proposal form. In Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, users can see this option by going to Accounts receivable > Payments > Payment journal. Click Lines, and then click Payment proposal > Create payment proposal.       This field has… Read more

Technical reference reports have been released for 7.3

Updated technical reference reports have been released for Finance and Operations version 7.3: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/AX/downloads/reports/axtechrefrep The reports included in the download are: Aggregate measures​ Aggregate data entities​ Configuration key groups Configuration keys Data entities Data entity fields Key performance indicators (KPIs) License codes Menu items Menu items, license codes, and configuration keys SQL Server Reporting Services… Read more

Can’t find the Finance and Operations project type in LCS?

Want to try out Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, but can’t figure out how to start a Finance and Operations project in Lifecycle Services? You need to have a trial offer associated with your organization to get started. To get started, obtain the trial offer code: Partner:  https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/northamerica/news-events/news/Microsoft_Dynamics_AX_Public_Preview Customer:  https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/global/365Enterprise/news-events/news/md365financeoperationsenterprisecusttrial  … Read more

Management Reporter 2012 compatibility with Microsoft SQL Server 2017

Management Reporter 2012 is currently not compatible with Microsoft SQL Server 2017. When you try to install Management Reporter 2012 on SQL Server 2017, you receive this error: The database deployment failed. Additional information: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dac.DacServicesException: Could not deploy package. —> Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql.Deployment.DeploymentFailedException: Unable to connect to target server. There are no plans to support Microsoft SQL… Read more