Dynamics 365 for Operations versions and update policy

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This topic lists the most recent versions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations. The Dynamics 365 for Operations update policy is outlined, as well.

Recent versions of Dynamics 365 for Operations

Release Version Build number Availability Support end date To learn more
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations platform Platform update 7 7.0.4542.16189 May 2017 May 31, 2018 What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Operations platform update 7 (May 2017)
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations platform Platform update 6 7.0.4509.16180 April 2017 April 30, 2018 What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Operations platform update 6 (April 2017)
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations platform Platform update 5 7.0.4475.16165 March 2017 March 31, 2018 What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Operations platform update 5 (March 2017)
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations platform Platform update 4 7.0.4425.16161 February 2017 February 28, 2018 What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Operations platform update 4 (February 2017)
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations 1611 7.1.1541.3036 November 2016 November 30, 2019 What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Operations version 1611 (November 2016)
Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations platform Platform update 3 7.0.4307.16141 November 2016 November 30, 2017 What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Operations platform update 3 (November 2016)
Microsoft Dynamics AX platform Platform update 2 7.0.4230.16130 August 2016 August 31, 2017 What’s new or changed in Dynamics AX platform update 2 (August 2016)
Microsoft Dynamics AX platform Platform update 1 7.0.4127.16103 May 2016 May 31, 2017 What’s new or changed in Dynamics AX platform update 1 (May 2016)
Microsoft Dynamics AX application 7.0.1 7.0.1265.23014 May 2016 June 30, 2017 What’s new or changed in Dynamics AX application version 7.0.1 (May 2016)
Microsoft Dynamics AX platform 7.0 7.0.4030.16079 February 2016 January 31, 2017 What’s new or changed in Dynamics AX 7.0 (February 2016)
Microsoft Dynamics AX application 7.0 7.0.1265.3015 February 2016 June 30, 2017 What’s new or changed in Dynamics AX 7.0 (February 2016)

Support matrix

The following table provides information about the multiple releases of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations platform and Dynamics 365 for Operations application, and which versions are supported.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 7.0 Microsoft Dynamics AX application 7.0.1 Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations (1611)
Platform update 7 Compatible Compatible Compatible
Platform update 6 Compatible Compatible Compatible
Platform update 5 Compatible Compatible Compatible
Platform update 4 Compatible Compatible Compatible
Platform update 3 Compatible Compatible Compatible
Platform update 2 Compatible Compatible
Platform update 1 Compatible Compatible
Platform 7.0 Compatible

Update policy

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations is serviced as a cloud offering. Updates to the Dynamics 365 for Operations platform and application will be handled in the following manner:

  • Dynamics 365 for Operations cloud platform updates will be initiated by Microsoft. After you provide your consent, platform updates will be rolled out to provide critical updates and features to the Dynamics 365 for Operations cloud platform. For more information about cloud platform updates, see Dynamics 365 for Operations cloud platform monthly updates FAQ
  • Dynamics 365 for Operations application updates will be initiated by you, the customer. After you provide your consent, application updates will be applied to your production environment.

Application and platform updates will be scheduled with you, the customer. When platform and application updates are released, a sandbox environment will be made available to you, so that you can validate the updates. For details about how the sandbox environment will be provided, see the licensing guide. Important: Some updates may be mandatory and require no consent. To help protect our customers and the service, Microsoft may apply critical security updates directly to your Dynamics 365 for Operations production environment. If a security vulnerability is discovered, the following events will occur:

  1. Microsoft will notify you about the security update.
  2. Microsoft will provide a Dynamics 365 for Operations sandbox environment to you for 24 hours, so that you can validate the security update.
  3. After the 24 hours, Microsoft will notify you of the required downtime window (if any) and apply the security update to your Dynamics 365 for Operations production environment.

Dynamics 365 for Operations is supported according to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy, which provides consistent and predictable guidelines for product support availability.