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How to get Preview Version of Business Central

Introduction:

With Business Central now progressing it's way in the market, Microsoft will be releasing seamless upgrades every 6 months i.e April(Wave 1) and October (Wave 2).
Thus, this means that with each wave there are going to be public preview coming up for the customers to get few insights as to what all is expected.

Pre-requisites:

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Books & References:

Demonstration:

There are two ways to get Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Public Preview

1. Create a new Sandbox:
In the Admin Center for Business Central, you can create a new Sandbox with preview
Signing Up Business Central Sandbox for Version 16 Public Preview
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central  Wave 1 2020(V16) on Sandbox

2. Create a Docker Container:
Referring to https://freddysblog.com/2019/07/31/preview-of-dynamics-365-business-central-2019-release-wave-2/I had noticed that when you are creating a docker container using BC INSIDER, you will get a the latest version of Business Central Docker Container.
Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Wave 1 2020(V16) Container Setup
Business Central Login
Business Central Wave 1 2020 (Version 16) Container Sandbox


Note: For you to get access to BCINSIDER, you will need access to Microsoft Collaborate. There inside the packages, you will find the text file which will contain the access credentials to BCINSIDER container image.

Conclusion:

I hope this blog helped in anyway setting up public preview in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central.
In my upcoming blogs, I will also showcase how we can setup public preview in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Application.

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