Next steps after placing an order for the new Dynamics AX through CSP

There are two options to create an LCS Project and work on behalf of the customer: Prerequisite: You must be a Cloud Solution Provider partner who has recently sold the new Dynamics AX to a customer Option 1: After you associate the required number of licenses to a customer tenant, click <Customer name> > Service…


What comes next after placing an order for the new AX through volume licensing

How to buy the new AX using VL/EA channel? Note:  Steps 1 through 9 is applicable for customers who are new to Microsoft online services and if the customers PCN is NOT associated to a tenant. However, if the customer’s PCN is already associated to a tenant because you are an existing Microsoft online services customer then, the AX…


Issue with Update tile in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations platform update 4 release on LCS

We recently announced the availability of Platform update 4 through Lifecycle Services. Since the release, we have discovered issues with the Servicing workflow for the Platform update 4 environment. The Updates tile, in the Environment details view, should only show updates that are applicable to your environment. However, for customers who have deployed a Platform…


Business process modeler (BPM) experience in LCS

Preview the new BPM The new Business process modeler (BPM) tool has been released and is currently available in preview mode. If you are interested in previewing the new functionality, contact Microsoft and you will be given a preview code. Complete the following steps to enable the preview functionality. On the LCS main page, click…


January 2017 release notes

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the January release of Lifecycle Services.    NEW FEATURES Improvements to the hotfix experience We have learned that in many cases, customers and partners have only been applying platform binary updates and are getting into an unknown state because critical application…


December 2016 Feature Pack Release Notes

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the December feature pack release of Lifecycle Services (LCS). Localization and translation updates Dynamics 365 for Operations and Dynamics AX 2012: The Localization and translation tile is available and can be found on the project dashboard under More tools. To start…


November 2016 Release Notes

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the November release of Lifecycle Services. NEW FEATURES Improvements to the Update Experience in LCS It has come to our attention in the last two months that several customers have applied packages that were generated on environments that do not have…


Submit a request to the Dynamics Service Engineering team

You can now submit requests directly to the Dynamics Service Engineering (DSE) team by using Lifecycle Services (LCS) instead of using Connect or LCS, depending on the request. This functionality, which was added in the September release of LCS, allows you to submit requests using a single portal and view the status of your requests in…


Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations is now available

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations is now available for download as part of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 suite of products. Dynamics 365 brings the look and feel of our business applications, and the way they integrate with each other, closer together. Please see the complete blog post. This release includes a new header for the…


October 2016 release notes

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the October release of Lifecycle Services. KNOWN ISSUES In the October release of Lifecycle Services (LCS), we made changes to package applications and deployment flows. As a result of these changes, multiple issues have been reported by the customer and partner…