23 May 2018

Financial Reportin alias Management Reporter unavailable

If you see the following error in a dev or cloud instance of Dynamics 365 for finance and operations check if the management reporting service is running on the server. You do not have permission to perform this action. 
Work with your administrator to verify your user permissions within Financial Report Designer.

16 May 2018

D365 F&O - Debugging in on-premises environments

If you are facing errors in your Dynamics 365 for finance and operations on-prem environment there is currently no real debugging story available. But there is a new article from Tariq Bell on how to debug using WinDbg:


At least a starting point and a really nice GUI ;)

09 May 2018

D365 F&O Deployment to on-prem failed during download

If the deployment of Dynamics 365 for finance and operations fails after preparing phase when the asset is downloading you should check the logs. If there is a message like the one below just verify that the orchestrator nodes are online and click retry.

MachineName SRV-XYZ
Message Unable to download asset xyzxyzxyzxyzxyzxyz

Detail at System.Environment.GetStackTrace(Exception e, Boolean needFileInfo) at System.Environment.get_StackTrace() at Microsoft.Dynamics.Operations.Local.LocalAgentEvents.LocalAgentEventHelpers.ErrorPrettify(LocalAgentEventSource source, Exception ex, Int32 errorCode, String format, Object[] values) at OrchestrationService.LcsArtifactsProvider.d__10.MoveNext() at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state, Boolean preserveSyncCtx) at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state, Boolean preserveSyncCtx) at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.AsyncMethodBuilderCore.MoveNextRunner.Run() at System.Threading.Tasks.AwaitTaskContinuation.RunOrScheduleAction(Action action, Boolean allowInlining, Task& currentTask) at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.FinishContinuations() at System.Threading.Tasks.Task`1.TrySetResult(TResult result) ...