Deploying DevTest and Build environments from LCS not working as expected

Update as of April 26th, 2018 – This issue has now been resolved and customers and partners can resume environment deployment in their own subscription. However, any submitted requests for environment deployment in implementation projects will resume slowly.   We are aware an issue in LCS that is causing DevTest and Build environment deployments that…


LCS (April 2018 – release 2) release notes

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS (April 2018, release 2). Dynamics 365 for Talent With this release of LCS, you can now deploy demo data when you deploy Dynamics 365 for Talent by using LCS. If you select to deploy the demo…


Rotate the expired or nearly expired certificates on your downloadable VHD

To rotate certificates on machines created from the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations downloadable VHD, complete the following steps for each certificate. Sample PowerShell scripts are provided where applicable. 1. Identify which certificates will expire in the next two months. Get-ChildItem -path Cert:\LocalMachine\My | Where {$_.NotAfter -lt $(get-date).AddMonths(2)} | Sort NotAfter | Format-Table Subject,…


Known Issues with SSL certificate rotation feature in LCS

On April 22 2018, we released a feature in LCS that enabled Project owners and Environment managers to rotate the SSL certificate on the one-box environments deployed in their own subscription using the Rotate secrets feature. Since then we have had customers ask questions as well as report some issues. This post will continue to be updated on the…


Rotate the expired or nearly expired SSL certificate on your subscription’s one-box environments

On April 23 2018 17:00:00 UTC, the SSL certificate on one-box environments that are under your subscription and not managed by Microsoft, will expire. Project owners or Environment managers can rotate the certificate from LCS. If you do not rotate the certificate, when you try to use Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or Dynamics 365 for…


LCS communication email address has been updated

As of April 13th, 2018, all LCS email updates regarding creating projects, servicing operations, etc. will be sent using the email address ‘lcsteam@microsoft.com’ instead of ‘axse@microsoft.com’. We ask that customers and partners whitelist this email address so that any emails sent by LCS using this new account are not inadvertently sent to a Junk or…


LCS Service Degradation Restored | Unable to Access AX 2012 Projects

More Info:  Impacted users may have received an error message stating, “VOICE EXPIRED.” Final Status: After further review of the error logs, we identified a configuration error that occurred after a recent deployment. We updated the affected infrastructure, restoring the ability to access AX 2012 projects. Update 3: We are continuing to collect logs and…


Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations 7.3 is now available for on-premises deployment

We are excited to announce the release of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations 7.3 (on-premises)! This release includes all of the improvements available in Platform update 12 and the new features available in Finance and Operations Enterprise edition 7.3. Recurring integrations support is also available.  The setup and servicing improvements made in the March…


LCS (April 2018 – release 1) release notes

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the release notes for LCS (April 2018, release 1).   Download critical X++ updates From our earlier release (February 2018, release 2), critical X++ updates can only be downloaded from online production environments, and we were going to remove the Critical…


Data integration capabilities are now available for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations on-premises deployments

Today, we are happy to announce the availability of data integration capabilities for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations on-premises customers. To use the data integration capabilities in an on-premises environment, you need to be on the latest 7.2 and Platform Update 12 build (version 7.0.4709.41184). For information on how to use this feature for on-premises…