Share Environment Vars between WSL and Windows

Hey WSL users—we have more features to share with you! Our latest Windows Insider build lets you share environment variables between WSL and Windows. Starting with Build 17063, let’s look at how you can leverage the new “WSLENV” to enhance environmental variable interop between Win32/WSL. Summary For the pros who’ve already heard about WSLENV and…

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What’s new in Universal Resource Scheduling for Dynamics 365 December Update 2

Applies to Universal Resource Scheduling solution (version 2.3.x), Field Service application (version 7.3.x), Project Service Automation application (version 2.3.x) On Dynamics 365 version 9.0.x)     From investments in bug fixes and performance, to usability and new features, this Universal Resource Scheduling update is directly driven by feedback we have received from you, our customers…


What’s new in Universal Resource Scheduling for Dynamics 365 December Update 1

Applies to Universal Resource Scheduling solution (version 2.2.x), Field Service application (version 7.2.x), Project Service Automation application (version 2.2.x) On Dynamics 365 version 9.0.x)   A few days ago, we put out our release notes on Universal Resource Scheduling December Update 1, but for those of you who rely on the CRM Blog for updates,…


Update: Debugging Through the .NET Core Framework V2.0.3+ (Windows)

This blog shows you how to debug through the .NET Core source code using Visual Studio.  There is a companion blog entry that indicates how to do it for Visual Studio Code (e.g. what you would use on Linux). As you may or may not know, for a couple years in addition to running .NET…


Export SCOM Rule and Monitor Knowledge Articles with PowerShell

This has been baked into the SCOMHelper PowerShell module available here. Related: How to Get Knowledge Article from a SCOM Alert with Powershell This will output workflow information (including Knowledge Article content) to an HTML report or CSV file. Script accepts one or more (or all) management pack objects as input. Can export from SCOM using…


Visual Studio Toolbox: More Database DevOps with Redgate

In this second of two episodes, I am joined by Steve Jones to discuss how you can use Redgate’s DLM Automation tools to extend DevOps practices to SQL Server and Azure SQL databases. In this episode, Steve demonstrates the comparison-based approach used by SQL Source Control, which generates SQL scripts by comparing the state of…


Sort available resources by total available time in Universal Resource Scheduling

Applies to: Field Service (version 7.2.0.43), Project Service Automation (version 2.2.0.74), and Universal Resource Scheduling (URS) solution (version 2.2.0.49) on Dynamics 365 9.0.x Want to be sure you assign work efficiently, taking care not to over or under book people on the schedule board? In the December 2017 update, we added out-of-the-box functionality that allows…


Increased threshold allows for search of more resources at once in Universal Resource Scheduling

Applies to: Field Service (version 7.2.0.43), Project Service Automation (version 2.2.0.74), and Universal Resource Scheduling (URS) solution (version 2.2.0.49) on Dynamics 365 9.0.x Have you or your users ever run into an error message asking you to narrow your search because more than 100 available resources were found? In our December 2017 update, we increased…


New! Use schedule board date ranges in custom queries in Universal Resource Scheduling

Applies to: Field Service for Dynamics 365, Project Service Automation for Dynamics 365, and Universal Resource Scheduling (URS) solution on Dynamics 365 9.0.x In a previous release, we introduced scheduling extensibility, opening up countless new scenarios for field service organizations. Since then, we’ve heard from partners and customers about additional use cases that require being…


About: Office 365 Management Activity API

The Office 365 Management Activity API pull information on Exchange and non-Exchange activity across Office 365. From MSDN: The Office 365 Management Activity API provides information about various user, admin, system, and policy actions and events from Office 365 and Azure Active Directory activity logs. Customers and partners can use this information to create new…