Database Movement API


Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is now being licensed as Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. For more information about these licensing changes, see Dynamics 365 Licensing Update.


Functionality noted in this topic is available to targeted users as part of a preview release. The content and the functionality are subject to change. For more information about preview releases, see Service update availability.

The Database Movement application programming interface (API) is a RESTful endpoint that is used to manage the data lifecycle of Microsoft Dynamics 365 environments. It provides a versioned set of capabilities that you can currently use to copy databases between environments, and to list and download database backups. More supported actions will be added in later releases.

What is supported by the Database Movement API?

The Database Movement API exposes RESTful endpoints for the following Dynamics 365 services:

  • Dynamics 365 Finance
  • Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
  • Dynamics 365 Retail

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