Deploy and administer Dynamics 365 (on-premises)

 

Updated: January 31, 2017

Applies To: Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016

Version 8.2

This deployment and administration documentation, known as the Implementation Guide or IG in previous versions of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, is a set of comprehensive deployment and administration topics that can help you plan, deploy, configure, customize, and maintain Microsoft Dynamics 365 (on-premises) or Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online).

Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online) update information: If you’re a Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online) administrator interested in information about the latest update, see Manage Microsoft Dynamics 365 (online) updates.

Upgrade information: If you’re an existing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 (on-premises) customer interested in upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics 365, start with the Plan your upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Server topic.

To learn about what’s new in the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 releases, see What's new for administrators and customizers in Microsoft Dynamics 365.

This documentation set includes the following areas:

This is the index to the release history pages for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 deployment and administration documentation.

The following table lists the significant changes made in this documentation.

New and updated topics

Description of changes

What's new for administrators and customizers in Microsoft Dynamics 365

Updated for new features that are available with December 2016 update for Dynamics 365 (online and on-premises).

Use Power BI with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Updated topic for new features introduced.

Report Authoring Extension requirements

Report writing environment using SQL Server Data Tools

Updated topics for new features and Microsoft Visual Studio versions now supported.

Configure Windows Server 2012 R2 for Dynamics 365 applications that use OAuth

The Windows PowerShell commands that you must run on the Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) server to use OAuth with the mobile clients has been revised.

Set up server-based integration with Dynamics 365 and SharePoint

Revised Windows PowerShell commands for creating the trusted security token service object and registering Microsoft Dynamics 365 with the site collection.

The following table lists the significant changes made in this documentation.

New and updated topics

Description of changes

What's new for administrators and customizers in Microsoft Dynamics 365

Updated for new features that are available with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update 1 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Service Pack 1.

Use Power BI with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Updated topic for new feature and content packs introduced.

Deploy packages using Dynamics CRM Package Deployer and Windows PowerShell

Updated topic to include command line support and runtimepackagesettings parameters.

The following table lists the significant changes made in this documentation.

New and updated topics

Description of changes

What's new for administrators and customizers in Microsoft Dynamics 365

Updated for CRM Online 2015 Update 1.

Create business rules based on business process flows

Added new topic.

Dynamics 365 organization database indexes

New topic that explains how to find all indexes and the general nature of when indexes are created in an organization database.

Add the Knowledge Base Search control to Microsoft Dynamics 365 forms

Updated the topic to add support for text analytics as an option for automatic suggestions of knowledge articles for the Dynamics 365 (online) users using the interactive service hub and using the native Dynamics 365 knowledge management as the knowledge solution.

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