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365 Saturday Brussels

On November 16, 2019 there will be a Dynamics 365 Saturday event in Brussels, Belgium. This is a free event to learn about different topics related to the various Dynamics 365 applications. I will be joining this event as a speaker. But even better…. James Phillips (Vice President at Microsoft) will be the keynote speaker on this event. Awesome!

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Sometimes, I do get questions about the combination of eXtensible Data Security and data entities. Some people say it is not possible. When reading the Microsoft documentation, it is stated that it is not supported. Surprisingly, it actually does work, but you have to know how…

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Managing users and security

There is an upcoming change and an undocumented feature related to managing users and security in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. Using these features do have its pros and cons. In this post, I will explain the features and explain what you need to consider to use it in one way or the other.

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Setup demo users

Some years back, I did provide a blog post where you could change some settings on the Contoso demo users and login using the original credentials. Like many other things, there was a change done by Microsoft. As partners and customers, we were not allowed anymore to use the Azure AD credentials from Microsoft Contoso demo users. Microsoft on their turn provided a blog which guides you to reuse the users with credentials from your own Azure Active Directory. Every time I had to deploy a new environment, it took me some time to setup users which I wanted to use for demos or testing. I got the idea to solve this with a script using Microsoft Flow. In this post, I will tell about this and you may download and use it for your own environments.

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