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Setup Development Environment with Business Central On-Premise Hosted on Azure

Introduction: When you are using Business Central On-Premise, we might need to set up the Development Environment for AL Extension through Business Central Administration. In this blog, I will be sharing how to set up Development Environment connectivity on your local device and Business Central On-Premise hosted on a Server using UserPassword. Pre- requisites : Understanding of Authentication  Understanding of Business Central Administration VS Code AL Language Extension Business Central On-Premise Demonstration: 1. Set up Networking:  i. Enable Port through Inbound Port Rules in Azure: By default the Development Port required for Connectivity is disabled. Hence you will need to add the port in the Inbound Port Rules. ii. Enable Port through Inbound Port Rules in Advanced Firewall Settings: Add the port in the Inbound Port Rules in Firewall Settings. Add Inbound Port in Firewall 2. Set up Development Configuration in Business Central Administration: By default, Business Central Admini

Migrate your Business Central Server VM on Azure

Introduction: When you setup a Business Central Server on Azure for Development / Non- production activities and do not have Disaster Recovery backup setup, there are chances that your VM might not boot up. Most of the times there are issues with billing, networking or even Windows Update and still can be recovered through Azure Support. However the situation I face was Blue Screen of Death and there was lower chances of booting up. Pre-requisites: Fundamental understanding of Azure Microsoft Azure Subscription  Demonstration: 1. Create Disk Snapshot: Generally installations can be done again. However Databases are something important for you. Hence, you will need to attach your crashed VM Disk Drives as auxiliary Disk Drives to a working VM. For existing Drives, you will need to make a Disk Snapshot from the existing Disk Drive. Go to VM > Disks > Select Disk Drive > Make Snapshot. Disk Drive you would like to backup Create Disk Snapshot Create Disk Snapshot > Provide Disk

Migrate IP Address from one Azure VM to another

Introduction: In the previous blog, we saw that you can migrate Data from crashed VM to a new VM. Generally, if a machine is re-setup, the IP address of the machine changes implying that whichever services consumed the services from the original machine has to be reconfigured. In this blog, we will see how to migrate IP Address (Network Interfaces) from one Azure VM to another Azure VM. Pre- requisites : Understanding of Azure Azure Subscription Demonstration: 1. Disassociate your Network Interface: Disassociating the Network Interface will disable the networking connectivity with a specific IP. Please note that your existing work has to be saved to avoid disturbed Network Connectivity. Disassociating works similarly to physically disconnecting your machine from your gigabit ethernet. Goto VM(to disconnect from) > Public Address > Overview > Hit the Disassociate Button Goto Public Address on Azure VM Network Interface - Overview - Disassociate 2. Associate the Network Interfac

Visual Studio Online is here!

Introduction: With Visual Studio Online getting some traction, it is something that is not stable but at-least it is a pathway to something great in the history of computing. Pre-requisites: Microsoft Office/Live Account Microsoft Azure Subscription Demonstration: 1. Signing Up with VS Online: Goto , you will see an introduction page. Visual Studio Sign-in Page After you have signed in, you will see a screen with no Azure Plans selected and no environments Visual Studio Online Home Page Here, you can select the environments, create plans based on your Azure Subscription, Create new environments. 2. Creating Plans: From the VS Online homepage, you are need to create a plan first. For this you will need an Active Azure Subscription. Your VS Online is then hosted as per your Azure Subscription and the location where you want to host. VS Online - Creating Plan After you select your subscription, you can view it in your VS Online