Turn on new features such as System network printers via Flighting in D365FO

Flighting is a new concept introduced by Microsoft from D365FO version 10.0 that allows turning on new features, which are delivered but not activated by default. Some of these “hidden” new functionalities are: Client alert notifications by email Manage access to network printers across legal entities Business events The list of the features you can […]

Add a new parameter to SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Before we explain how to add a new parameter to an SSRS report, let just remind ourselves first that there are two types of report data sets and therefore two types of SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: Query based reports DP (Data Provider) based reports The procedure of adding new parameters […]

Why is Container contents report always printed to Screen in D365FO

This article explains why Container contents report is always printed to Screen no matter which print destination you select on the Print destination settings form opened from its report dialog form. The WHS Bill of lading report shows the same misbehavior, so everything explained here is applicable to this report too. The Bug: Report is […]

Locate all customers with no primary email set in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

The quickest way to locate those customers or vendors, which don’t have Primary email address set, is to personalize the Customers or Vendors forms by adding the Email address column from the related party, i.e. the corresponding field of the related record from the Global address book table. Usually we want to locate such customers […]

D365FO Print Management settings per module

First and most common way of configuring the Print Management in D365FO is on the module level. All the Print Management reports related to a particular module are found on one common form for that module. Sadly, the navigation to these forms is not the same across the modules and the users often have difficulties […]

Configure Exchange to support multiple sender accounts for outgoing emails in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Sometimes we would like to send emails using different sender email addresses, but standard DYN365FO supports just one set of SMTP settings in Email parameters. You can still provide any sender email address you want per template in Organization email templates, but sending such an email usually fails. Similar requirement for multiple sender email addresses […]

Debug workflows in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Workflows in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations can be debugged by attaching the debugger in Visual Studio to the Batch.exe process. This is because the workflow infrastructure uses batch processing on AOS to execute workflows. Learn more >> In order to start debugging of a workflow: Open Visual Studio as Administrator. In Visual Studio […]

Why deep links don’t work in batch in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

You can create shareable and secured URLs (aka deep links) to forms in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations using URL Generator, i.e. the UrlGenerator class. Deep links can be embedded in reports, emails, external apps, etc. A deep link points to a specific form in D365FO, but it can also contain parameters to filter […]