Estimating the data size in your Business Central online tenant

Hi, Kudos to the Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC Cloud Migration team. A new page just have been added to the documentation on how to estimate the data size for your on-prem database after being migrated to a Business Central online tenant. Estimating the data size in your Business Central online tenant – Business Central | […]

Business Central telemetry – Exploring telemetry in Excel and using a template file

Two posts in a row. I’ve just shared a post on how to give access to an user that belongs to a different Azure Active Directory to somehow workaround the limitation of only being able to setup one Application Insights in the same environment. At LS Retail (an Aptos Company) I’ve been using telemetry to […]

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, […]

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 […]