Creating new instances of Business Central web servers using PowerShell

Although you can use the Business Central Setup to install the Business Central Web Server components and create a single web server instance in IIS for client connection, there may be scenarios when you want to set up multiple instances.

For example, you could set up a separate Business Central Web Server instance for the different companies of a business, for this scenario, you can use the Business Central Web Server PowerShell cmdlets.

Source : Roberto Stefanetti NAV & Business Central Blog
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Use Azure Container Instances for NAV

Running NAV inside a Container has many benefits but one of the probably most obvious ones when you start to work with it is the ease of deployment: Running a NAV container with SQL and WebClient embedded is as easy as docker run -e ACCEPT_EULA=Y navdocker.azurecr.io/dynamics-nav1. But that assumes that you have Docker installed and running and to keep it running you’ll need to maintain it.

Bron : Tobias Fenster
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Get all the current users, sessions, and processes in an instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine

Have seen many of the forum users are posting question on how to find active user sessions in an instance of Microsoft SQL Database Engine.

In order to get the current users, sessions, and processes in an instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine, we can use the “sp_who2” SQL stored procedure.

Bron : TharangaC
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Load NAV Service DLL for a specific Server Instance

Sometimes, you have multiple NAV Instances installed. When you have multiple installations, with different builds, you cannot use the PowerShell functions for each instance.

You could try loading the NavAdminTool.PS1 in the correct NST folder. However, this will probably not even work.

Bron : Magno’s Blog
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Dynamics NAV PowerShell: Creating an enhanced Get-NAVServerInstance function

Between the many hours of preparation of all the conventions (there are a few surprises I can only talk about after Directions EMEA – but is eating up a lot of time ..), let’s make time for this tiny little function that I tend to use quite a lot lately. Why am I using it? Simply because I have a lazy attitude ?

Bron : Waldo’s Blog
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Instance and Tenant Administration

Managing Dynamics NAV Instances and Tenants is not for everybody. We have a lot of poeple used to NAV and capable of installing the old versions. When the middle tier was introduced the setup became more complex. Now you can’t simply add a database, connect and start. You need to add instance or tenant to your infrastructure and manage user access and licensing.

Bron : Gunnar’s Blog
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