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…


[Service Restored] Customers receiving delayed data acquisition

Final Status: A SQL server entered an unhealthy state and strained resources across the service. Engineers have followed documented procedures to restore full functionality to the Dynamics AX Service. User Experience: Affected users may have experienced intermittent slow data acquisition. Customer Impact: A subset of customers in North America. Incident Start Time: Friday, September 30, 2016,…


September 2016 release notes

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the September release of Lifecycle Services. NEW FEATURES Combined packages flow through LCS In the September LCS release, you can now combine a maximum of 3 deployable packages into a single package that can then be deployed on the environment of…


SQL Server Evaluation Edition licenses are expiring

If you are using the February 2016 release of the Microsoft Dynamics AX on a demo/build in a virtual environment, your SQL Server Evaluation Edition license has expired. You must select one of the following options: Deploy another Dynamics AX 7.0.0 (February 2016) virtual machine. The new virtual machine (VM), which is Azure only, includes…


[Service Restored] Unable to access Dynamics AX

Final Status: Engineers confirmed Dynamics AX services have been fully restored. User Impact: Affected users may have been unable to access Dynamics AX services Customer Impact: All Dynamics AX customers worldwide. Incident Start Time: Thursday, September 15, 2016, 11:48 AM UTC Incident End Time: Thursday, September 15, 2016, 1:24 PM UTC Next Steps: A Post…