Extensible Data Security examples

As you might know, security-related topics are one of my favorites. It is not only about the technical stuff and how to configure the roles. It is also related to e.g. segregation of duties to prevent possible fraud. It is always fun to work together with a customer to get the best possible setup which is manageable for the application support department. One of the tasks is moving new security configurations between environments.

In this post I will tell you how to do this, but also a neat trick on how to rename newly created security objects as the Security configuration form does not support this.

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Custom fields

The Microsoft team did release platform update 13 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition. One of the new features is Custom fields. This feature lets a power user or system administrator configure new fields on existing tables without using the development environment and deploy it on the other environments. It is a neat feature which can be of interest, but you also have to be aware of all pitfalls and downsides. In this post, I will tell you more about the custom fields.

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