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Download Source not permitted even when configuration allows downloading source

Introduction: In this blog, I will be sharing my experience with Customization Extensions related to Download Source in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Pre-requisites: Microsoft Dynamics Business Central On-Premise Demonstration: As a requirement, some customers will always request access to their Customization Extension in Business Central. One such incident happens when the project in VS Code has the Download Source enabled and Business Central did not allow Downloading the source. After checking the code base, it was clear that Download Source is only allowed for apps where Tenant Visible boolean is set to true In order to deploy the extension with the Tenant visible as TRUE we had to deploy the Extension App with tenant details using the PowerShell command below. OLD COMMAND: Publish-NavApp -ServerInstance Servicename -Path NewAppPath -SkipVerification NEW COMMAND: Publish-NavApp -ServerInstance Servicename -tenant default -scope Tenant -Path NewAppPath -SkipVerification T

Checkout how Download Source Code feature on Extensions in Business Central Version 15 Production helps customers.

Problem: A friend of mine was looking to migrate their Business Central development and support from one partner to another. While, asking me for advice, I was evaluating what was the best solution knowing that their Business Central had customization installed and I found this which made it easy for them as their going to continue customizing Business Central from another partner. Solution: In Business Central version 14 Sandbox, you are allowed to Download Source Code. But in Business Central version 14 Production, this was not the case. No Apps. could have been downloaded even though you got it developed from a Partner/ Developer and installed from them. In Business Central version 15 Sandbox, you are allowed to Download Source Code just like you would in Business Central Version 14 Sandbox. Download Source Code for Installed Extensions in Business Central V15 Sandbox   And this is also the same condition  for Business Central version 15 Production tenant as well. D