Business Central Telemetry – Giving permissions to external user to access telemetry data

Today’s post is about telemetry. To start using telemetry in Business Central, this is the place to go: Basically what you need is: Have an Azure account Create a Application Insights application to receive the telemetry data Setup your Application Insights connection string in the Business Central Admin Center Once you have done this, […]

Docker – Set fixed subnet in nat network

Docker and navcontainerhelper do an excellent work setting a dns so that you don’t need to use an ip address to connect to your docker containers but use the containers name instead (be sure to use the -updateHosts when creating the container). But, what if you want to have a network with fixed subnet and […]

Powershell – How to install the certificate automatically after creating the container

When a new container is created using navcontainerhelper, if the -useSSL flag is used, a self-signed certificate is created and the url to the certificate file is retrieved. How to download and install the self-signed certificate after creating the container, using Powershell commands? Like this: $containername = ‘bccontainer’ 
$outputCertFilePath = ‘C:\Temp\’ + $containername + ‘_Certificate.cer’


Cheat Sheets

I’ve just shared a few cheat sheets that I’ve created, with Docker, Business Central, Powershell and NAVContainerHelper commands and a few more useful things. I’ll keep adding more things over time. You can find the link below as well as in the navigation bar. Hope you find it useful.

Parameter Object in Dynamics NAV/365 Business

#dynamicsnav #businesscentral #msdyn365bc #designpatterns In Dynamics NAV/BC development we often see a method with a lot of parameters. Take as an example the method FormatAddr in codeunit Format Address. procedure FormatAddr(var AddrArray: array[8] of Text[100]; Name: Text[100]; Name2: Text[100]; Contact: Text[100]; Addr: Text[100]; Addr2: Text[50]; City: Text[50]; PostCode: Code[20]; County: Text[50]; CountryCode: Code[10]) If we […]

C/AL to AL Data Upgrade Automation Powershell Script

Eric Walters (Waldo) shared a great tool developed “on top of” the existing Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Model.Tools.dll, which is a library that serves the PowerShell Merge-CmdLets provided by Microsoft, that allow us to do a bunch of analysis on top of NAV/BC objects (man, you rock!). More info here: And here: I have created a script […]