Find D365FO labels in Powershell

You can use Dynamics 365 > Find labels… in Visual Studio to find D365FO labels, but its capabilities are quite limited. Sometimes a better option is searching through the underlying text files directly and you can easily automate it with Powershell. The following script looks at all label files for US English and finds all …

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Installing deployable packages with Powershell

Installing deployable packages to an AX 7 environment can often be done just by a few clicks on LCS (as described in Apply a deployable package on a Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations system). Unfortunately the situation isn’t always that simple and you may have to install the package manually, using the process explained in …

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Configuration of LCS System Diagnostics

System Diagnostics from Dynamics Lifecycle Services is a really handy tool – it collects data about your Dynamics AX environments and warns you if your setup is not optimal from performance perspective, if a number sequence is running out of available numbers, if batches are failing and so on. It allows you to act proactively, …

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Preview of Release Management

When you develop a new solution, it’s useless until you deploy it to a production environment where users can actually use it. Before you can do it, you typically need a few extra deployments to test environments. It takes time that people could use for working on new features and it often require many manual …

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DynamicsAxCommunity module 0.3.8

I wrote the DynamicsAxCommunity Powershell module quite a few years ago to help me with a project where I was building and deploying several AX environments across many servers. You still can see some design decisions from this old project, such as what kind of actions I needed and the emphasis on remoting (e.g. I …

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