January release now available


The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the January release of Lifecycle Services.


This release offers a wide range of new features and service enhancements across existing tools, as well as paving the way for feature tools and enhancements to come.



  • Improved user interface, text, and navigation
    • Restructured the first page for faster navigation
    • Standardized color scheme
    • Standardized sizing and spacing between controls


  • Server licenses added to License Sizing Estimator
  • Support for AX 2012 R2 CU7 added to the Customization Analysis Tool
  • Importing users and security roles from an existing project added



  • Auto recovery capabilities added to Customization Analysis VMs



  • Text color of validation errors has been changed to make them easier to see.
  • Issue search code changes that included both application objects and SSRS reports can be opened
  • Minor changes have been made to the RFP Response spreadsheet.
  • Text corrections have been made in License sizing estimator and Usage profiler.
  • Incremental collector failure to store max date has been fixed.
  • Answering SSRS and SSAS questions in Usage profiler no longer causes Excel downloads to fail.