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Application version 10.0.21 is now available for public preview. If you are interested in learning more about getting access to preview builds through the Public Early Access Program (PEAP) please check out a blog I wrote here. There is also a known issue with the build that I've documented at the end of the blog.
For a listing of all KBs included in this release, you can find the list here.
Below are 10.0.21 features marked as preview under the new tab in feature management:
Inventory closing progress details This feature enables a detailed view of inventory closing progress.
(Preview) Priority driven MRP support for Planning Optimization This Planning Optimization preview feature enables master planning driven by planning priority with reorder point.
- ‘Planning priority’ field on Sales order line, Purchase order line, Demand forecast and Planned orders.
- A new Coverage code option
- Item coverage field for Reorder point.
- Master planning setup forms to control the ‘Planning priority’ setup.
- Planning Optimization calculation logic to set and respect ‘Planning priority'
Allow to set up ER destinations per print management item
This feature allows you to configure destinations of outbound documents that are generated by an Electronic reporting (ER) format when this format is selected in Print management (PM). Selecting the same ER format in different PM items, you can configure different destinations.
Prevent overconsumption of general budget reservations when multiple purchase requisitions are in workflow This feature improves error checking when users submit and approve purchase requisitions that exceed the remaining balance of a general budget reservation line. This helps prevent overconsumption of general budget reservations when multiple purchase requisitions are in workflow.
Procurement and sourcing
(Private Preview) Enable project purchase orders on Project Operations for resource based/non-stocked scenarios. This feature will allow user to create project related purchase orders in Legal entities with Project Operations on Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement integration enabled. Project purchase orders can be used to record non-stocked materials procurement against the project by Procurement department persona. Project Purchase Order will not sync to Dataverse, however you can use virtual entity to surface Project purchase order lines in Dataverse for Project Manager information. Project related vendor invoice cost is integrated to Project Actuals entity in Dataverse. Project cost is recorded in Project subledger using Project Operations Integration journal.
Project management and accounting
Enable a mechanism to represent dimensions as swatch Product dimension could be represented as a swatch. In this feature we want to provide a mechanism to represent dimensions as swatch and enable it on e-commerce.
Retail and commerce
Scan GS1 barcodes Enables the Warehouse Management mobile app to scan GS1 barcodes.
Use faster API for containers closing/reopening on packing station When this feature enabled inventory transactions related to containers are created using new lite weight process to improve performance of closing or reopening containers during manual packing station processing.
Features marked new in 10.0.21 but are no longer marked as preview:
(Mexico) Adds new field Settled amount in the CFDI (electronic invoices) payment and this field value is output in attribute Monto.
NF-e custom certificate validation
Include narrative fields when copying a budget plan
(Belgium) CODA bank statement processing performance improvement
Cash and bank management
Turn off set based updates for customer settlement cash discount date
Validate Finance insights configuration (On by default)
This feature enables multi-threading when creating collection letters in batch
Credit and collections
(Brazil) SPED Reinf updates in events 5011 and 2055
Prevent multiple depreciation in same period
(Russia) Include opening and closing period types when calculating balances in financial reports
Dimension attributes values collection optimization in ‘MasterFiles’ report section of SAF-T for Norway (On by default)
Sealed bidding for RFQs
Show full serial, batch, and license plate numbers in the production floor execution interface
Allows future transactions to be allocated to a budget in the current period.
Create project estimates using multiple batch tasks
Make Project Hour journals read-only if current approval status doesn't allow editing.
Post Project Operations integration journal using multiple batch tasks
(Brazil) NFC-e synchronous processing
(Russia) Customer information management in Retail POS
Enable generation of a stronger channel reference ID
Enable Russian simplified customer address format
Prevent unintentional price calculation for commerce orders. (On by default)
Sales quotation referenced data export policy
Sales and marketing
(Eastern Europe) Allow to settle Customer/Vendor transactions if there are several voucher transactions with type Customer balance/ Vendor balance
Shared AP and AR
Improved legal entity support for saved views
Skip writing batch constraints history
(India) Enable posted withholding transaction form for TDS/TCS
Performance improvements for VAT register transactions form
VAT statement format reports.
Withholding tax payment against vendor account
Decouple putaway work from ASNs
Post on-hand adjustments using configurable reason codes connected to offset accounts
Slot mixed units
Warehouse app step instructions
Prevents multiple executing Workflow message processing batch jobs. (On by default)
There is a known IaaS deployment issue in the preview release and a fix is already in the works. Here is the message that was posted in Yammer:-----
Known deployment issue for release 10.0.21
When deploying release 10.0.21 on IaaS, you may receive the following deployment warning:
Script [SetupDiagnostics] failed execution against VM
The deployment will work despite the warning, however, the following known issues may occur in Lifecycle Services (LCS):
The Full System Diagnostics page will not be accessible. The associated data about the status of the nightly collector runs and issues detected by its rules also won’t show up.
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