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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Licensing


27 Mar 2017

Enterprise Apps and Plan 1

Individual Apps (Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, Project Service Automation) around £72 per app per user per month or £110 per app per device per month

Plan 1 (which includes Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, Project Service Automation) around £90 per user per month

There is no minimum number of users (previously there was a five user minimum)

Dynamics 365 On-Premises


19 Dec 2016

The re-branding of Microsoft Dynamics CRM to 365 for on-premises deployments has arrived.

This is in the guise of the "December 2016 update for Dynamics 365 (On-Premises)" which you can download from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54515

Although it sounds like a new version, the December 2016 update is not a new version. Deploying this update changes the version to 8.2.0.0749, which is still part of the CRM 2016/version 8 release cycle.

Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM Version Numbers and Code Names


29 Jun 2017
Product Name Version Code Name
Fall 2017 ? ?? Calcium
July 2017 ? 9.0 Potassium
365 Dec 2016 8.2 Centaurus
2016 SP1 and Spring 2016 8.1 Naos
2016 8.0 Ara
2015 (Online only) 7.1 Carina
2015 7.0

Order Product Pricing Locked


14 Feb 2017

In CRM 2016 with SP1, it seems that a "bug" has been introduced where the price of an order product added from the catalog (an "existing product") cannot be changed. This was not the case in earlier versions.

A field on the Order Product form, named Pricing (internal name ispriceoverridden) determined whether the price per unit can be changed. However, on the Order Product form this field is set to read-only with a value of "Use Default"; so there is no way to change the value to "Override Price".

Help Content Server Test errors


14 Nov 2016

In Microsoft Dynamics CRM On-Premises you might notice errors in the Event Viewer stating that the monitoring test failed for Help Content Server. The Event ID is 18732.

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