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If you are on D365FO on version below 8.0 then you are probably wondering about your last D365FO upgrade to 8.1 and then 10.x and beyond.
Term upgrade is used when upgrading to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations from earlier version.
Let us now discuss what all is involved in upgrade. Below are some of coverage areas one needs to factor:
Note: The above is specified in a sequence and found it to be highly effective.
Upgrade to 8.0 from previous version means covering your code and data from all sides.
Let us now discuss sequence of steps involved in CODE Upgrade to 8.x:
Let us now discuss sequence of steps involved in DATA Upgrade to 8.x:
**Note during database export and import won’t bring the below things:
Refer for latest and more details https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/dev-itpro/database/database-refresh
Refer for latest and more details on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/dev-itpro/database/export-database
#One last thing in case your build box or other dev boxes are not yet on 8.x then perform the same steps of redeploying new ones for the.
With 8.x version in your kitty, you would no longer need an upgrade as this version allows only customization by extension hence setting up for faster uptake of new upcoming features
Once your production environment is 8.x you would should expect a tile appearing on your project page on LCS about 10.x related action. You may choose to do this update as soon as it available or in consultation with your solution advisor.
From 8.x onwards, as I mentioned, it’s going to be only update (similar to applying platform updates)
Some brief steps are:
1) Import the 10.0 version update in your LCS asset library.
Volla!! – You can now retire the word upgrade from your IT landscape.
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