Operating Microsoft Dynamics 365


Applies To: Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016

As you administer Microsoft Dynamics 365, you’ll want to guarantee availability for your users by monitoring server status and performance, troubleshooting issues, and planning for disaster recovery.

Ongoing maintenance of Microsoft Dynamics 365 includes operations such as updating, customizing, monitoring, and relocating or reconfiguring Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server and required or optional technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft SharePoint.


Operations that require intensive database transactions cannot be run concurrently. This includes the following operations.

  • Language pack provisioning

  • Importing a solution

  • Publishing customizations

  • Database updates (Dynamics 365 (on-premises) only)

  • Solution update operations (Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online) only)

In This Section

Update Microsoft Dynamics 365

Planning on-premises Dynamics 365

Installing on-premises Dynamics 365

Administering Dynamics 365

Dynamics 365 PowerShell Reference

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