It’s back! Batch job history clean-up is available (again)

When batch jobs execute, their execution history is stored in the batch job history. This helps in monitoring and validating proper running of (recurring) batch jobs, their execution time and possible logs. However, with a lot of recurring batch jobs, especially those with a high recurrence, will generate a lot of batch job history entries. In... Continue Reading →

Searching Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations documentation isn’t easy – here’s a quick tip…

A couple of months ago, Microsoft documentation on Dynamics 365 (for Finance and Operations) transferred from ax.help.dynamics.com to docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365. Anyone navigating to the old URL will be automatically redirected. The start page and the documentation offers solid differentiation between the Business and Enterprise edition applications and provides additional cross-application documentation around i.e. add-ins and integrations and... Continue Reading →

Performance test tool in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

With the release of Platform Update 5 a small feature called 'Performance test' was introduced as part of the System Administration module. To date, I have not found any official documentation that provides any information on this feature. That's why I thought it could be helpful to write a blog about this feature. So, hidden... Continue Reading →

Tip: Faster navigation search – and my ideas on how it could be much better

With the introduction of Dynamics 365 for Operations came the introduction of new navigation concepts. One of the most important new navigation concepts for me definitely is the navigation search. Navigation search allows you to find menu items, or pages, quick by just typing what you are looking for. You can enter specific page names,... Continue Reading →

Platform update 8: Table browser is now in read-only mode

From Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition platform update 8 (June 2017) onwards, the table browser is now in read-only mode on runtime environments (Sandbox Tier-2 and Production). This means that from that update onwards, system administrators have no option to alter data in their acceptance or production environment. Statement from Microsoft: "The table... Continue Reading →

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