Automate Business Process Flow stages using workflows

The July 2017 Update for Dynamics 365 introduced a new feature that supports Business Process Flows as an entity. You can now work with each Business Process Flow as its own entity through dashboards, grids, and charts. This also means that you have the ability to interact with them through Dynamics 365 workflows. In this…

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Dynamics 365 Monthly Update-November 2017

Quick Links: Featured News | Updates and Releases | Additional News | Training Corner Featured News Security Enhancements Announcement for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Government By default, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Government sets a user session timeout of 8 hours. A user is not required to log in with their credentials for up to 8 hours regardless…


Use PowerShell: build a redist folder to install Dynamics CRM 2016 without an internet connection

We’ve had several customers ask about an updated PowerShellscript that would download the Dynamics 2016 pre-requisites and put them in to a folder for installations without internet access.  Since the previous two versions there’s been a change to the files required in 2016, so with a few tweaks and a little testing, we have a…

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Dynamics 365 Monthly Update-October 2017

Quick Links: Featured News | Updates and Releases | Additional News | Training Corner Featured News Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online) 9.0 Release is now available Microsoft is excited to announce that the Dynamics 365 (online) 9.0 (also known as the July 2017 update) is available for trial and purchase! Stay tuned for information about when…


Is Dynamics 365 Server-Side Sync filling up your database?

Our PFE colleague in Norway Ritesh Ranjan recently published the following article on his blog. We are cross-posting here for your reading pleasure! Well, if you are wondering, looking at the TraceLogBase table size, that there is a problem with the Dynamics CRM Server-Side Sync, then I would say ‘NO’. There is no problem with…


Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (on-premises) Update 2.2

We’re proud to announce that all packages for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (on-premises) Update 2.2 were released October 26th, 2017 to the Microsoft Download Center and are available for download! Appropriate packages will appear on Microsoft Update shortly. Note: The Updates documented in this blog update the Dynamics CRM 2016 components described in this Microsoft Knowledge…

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New from Microsoft Labs: Change Tracking Solution for Dynamics 365 released!

If you’ve ever needed to determine which system administrator made a particular problematic change to a solution, until now the process was time-consuming – restoring a backup from the date the problem occurred and querying the database.  In Microsoft Dynamics 365, an out of the box feature to capture the changes on records by the…

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Ignite 2017 Demonstration: PowerShell with the Dynamics 365 Online Management API

Today’s post contains the sample script we used to talk through our PowerShell demo’s at Ignite – to all those who watched remotely or in person: thank you!  The purpose of this script is to give admins a ready-to-run script that demonstrates some of the Online Management API features in PowerShell and uses an optional…

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Dynamics 365 Monthly Update-September 2017

Featured News Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Connection Security Beginning with the July 2017 update for Dynamics 365 online (version 9.0 of the Customer Engagement platform), Microsoft will require connections to customer engagement applications to utilize Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 or better. TLS is a protocol that is an industry standard designed to protect the…