Upgrades, updates, and hotfixes resources
Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations has evolved into purpose-built applications to help you manage specific business functions. For more information about these changes, see Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide.
Upgrades, updates, and hotfixes can include moving to new product versions, code migration and upgrade, moving to an update, or deploying a hotfix.
The processes for each type of upgrade are similar, but different enough that we think that you should review the topics for a specific task before you begin.
Upgrade from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to Finance and Operations
To get started, review the following topics:
Migration from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 to Finance and Operations
This Tech Talk video provides an introduction to migration from AX 2009 to Finance and Operations: Dynamics 365 for Operations – Tech Talk: Migration tools.
Upgrade from a previous version of Finance and Operations
The steps for applying updates and upgrading differ between cloud and on-premises implementations.
If you are upgrading a cloud version of Finance and Operations, review the following topics:
If you are applying updates to an on-premises version of Finance and Operations, review the following topic:
- Download updates from Lifecycle Services (LCS)
- Apply updates to cloud environments
- Install metadata hotfixes in development environments
- Patch SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) in one-box environments
- Update the Visual Studio development tools
This Tech Talk video provides an introduction servicing (applying code updates, requesting sandbox database refreshes, and filing support requests): Dynamics 365 for Operations – Tech Talk: Servicing.
For more information, see: