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…


Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Update 0.3 (for CRM 2015 On-Premise)

We’re proud to announce that packages for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Update 0.3 (Update Rollup 3) were released on August 14rh, 2017 to the Microsoft Download Center! CRM 2015 Update 0.3 packages are released for: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Outlook Client Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Server Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 E-mail Router Microsoft Dynamics CRM…

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Dynamics 365 Monthly Update – August 2017

Featured News Deprecation of Dynamics 365 for Outlook At the end of June, Microsoft announced that Dynamics 365 for Outlook (“Outlook add-in”) will be deprecated with the July 2017 update for Dynamics 365. When a Dynamics 365 feature is “deprecated,” it means the feature will be removed from future major releases. The Outlook add-in will…

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Dynamics 365 Monthly Update – July 2017

Featured News Dynamics 365 (online) update: Customer Engagement Customer Engagement is the applications that make up the CRM portion of Dynamics 365: Sales Customer Service Field Service Project Service Automation Microsoft is excited to announce the new Customer Engagement features in the next update for Dynamics 365 (online). The main areas of investment in this…


Dynamics 365 Monthly Update – June 2017

Featured News Microsoft Dynamics 365 (on-premises) Update 2.1 All packages for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (on-premises) Update 2.1 were released are now available. For more information, review the overview and podcast.   Azure Access Control Service (ACS) has been deprecated With the deprecation of the Azure Access Control Service (ACS), it is important for customers to implement…

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Dynamics 365 Monthly Update – May 2017

Featured News WannaCrypt Software Attack Update The WannaCrypt software attack that occurred recently is likely to have a minimal effect on CRM/Dynamics 365 customers. Microsoft has issued a statement about the attack: The need for urgent collective action to keep people safe online: Lessons from last week’s cyberattack. Below is a description of the incident:…


Podcast and Overview: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Service Pack 1.1 (on-premises)

Related collateral you should know about: New features for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update 1 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Service Pack 1 What’s new for administrators and customizers in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update 1 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Service Pack 1 What’s new for developers in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online…

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Dynamics 365 Monthly Update – April 2017

Featured News Microsoft Dynamics 365 online product updates for 8.2 The March update for Microsoft Dynamics 365 8.2 includes the ability for admins to manage the encryption keys for their Dynamics 365 (online) instance. By default, Microsoft stores and manages the database encryption keys for Dynamics 365 (online). A manage keys feature has been added…