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Deploying code to a production environment

[MUSIC] Dynamics 365 for Operations
running on Microsoft Azure as software as a service provides
code deployment capabilities on production environments. The capabilities are enabled
by using Lifecycle Services also known as LCS. In this video,
we’ll look at the process for deploying code to
a production environment. One of the prequisites for deploying code to a production
environment is to make sure the deployable package is first
tested on a sandbox environment. The deployable package must be
marked as a release candidate in the asset library. Only release candidates
can be deployed to production environments. After a release candidate
has been identified, go to the production
environments detail page. Click Maintain, and
then click Apply updates. You will be presented
with a list of release candidates that are available
to be deployed to production. Select the one that
must be deployed. You can schedule the deployment
by providing the down time, start, and end times. The system defaults the start
time based on the minimum lead time required. You can change the start time
to prolong the deployment start, but you can’t make it start sooner
than the minimum lead time. The system also defaults
the end time based on the maximum expected down time. You can change the end time to
provide a longer window for down time, but you can’t make it shorter than
the maximum expected down time. Confirm the schedule to proceed. The system now confirms
the expected down time for the package deployment. Click Yes to submit the request. The request is now submitted. The environment page
now shows the request. You can view the status of
the request on this page. Until the deployment starts, you will be able to
reschedule if needed. You can also change the package
that must be deployed. If you want to cancel the
deployment request, you can, but you must do so
before the deployment starts. The comments section can be used
to communicate with Microsoft. Microsoft also uses this section
to communicate with you. After the package
deployment has started, you can monitor
the progress on this page. After the package
has been deployed, you should perform tests to
make sure it was successful. If the validations are positive, you can close the servicing
request as signed off. If you’re not satisfied
with the results, you can close the servicing
request as having issues. You must then follow up with
Microsoft by opening a new support case for
further investigation. You can view the history of
deployments on the environment by clicking the history tab
on the environment page [MUSIC] This brings us to the end
of this presentation. We hope you found
the information useful. Thank you for watching. [MUSIC]

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