Every once in a while, I see some questions on the Business Center forum about what the Team Members license can do. So in this post I would like to share some info about Dynamics 365 Business Central Team Members license.
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Using .bclicense file from PowerShell
If you are working with OnPrem customers having Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you have already noticed the new license file format .bclicense. It was created by Microsoft to have modern way how to pass the licensing info without limits of the old .flf format (limited max size etc.).
Used and not used Objects in Business Central license
I publish a simple APP that allows you to see not Used objects compared to those assigned in customer license (useful on BC On-premise).
For example, the customer can extract the list of all objects loaded in the APP as customizations. Even if the objects numbered 50000 are practically free to use for the Cloud, the Onpremise ones are licensed; with a specific report it is possible to identify those already used with respect to those assigned.
How-To Import License and Restart All Service Tiers
If you are running multiple Instances of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Servers on one Machine – here is a small script to update the license and restart them!
Check Customer License in an OnPrem db – from the web client
I got an internal question from our consultants on how they are able to access the license information of the customer for an OnPrem customer. There are a few scenarios where that’s interesting. Just to check which license is in production. Or how many objects or users did they buy. Well – anything license wise ;-).
Update one or all license files without restarting the servicetier
Again this week I met consultants that didn’t know that it is possible to update the license-file in a servicetier without restarting the servicetier and thereby kicking all users off.
I have blogged about that in a previous post: Tips for Wizards in Dynamics NAV and 365 Business Central, but most surprisingly, not everybody has read that post
So, here it is again, but this time with a twist.
Use Azure KeyVault in AzureDevops for sharing licensing and other secrets
You are probably aware on how “secrets” work in AzureDevops. In a way, it’s simple: you can create variables, and store the value of the variable as a secret or not, simply by tapping the “lock” when creating a variable.