Major update of Dynamics 365 Business Central 2023 release wave 2 (BC23) is available for existing customers

Dynamics 365 Business Central

Hi, Readers.
Dynamics 365 Business Central 2023 wave 2 (BC23) is generally available last week. More details: General availability: Dynamics 365 Business Central 2023 release wave 2 (BC23)
And all the sessions of Business Central Launch Event (2023 release wave 2) will be live tomorrow! It is time for the major update again.😁
If you are the notification recipients of Business Central, you might have received the notification emails from Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Yes, the major update of Dynamics 365 Business Central 2023 release wave 2 (BC23) is available for existing customers. (Dates differ across countries and regions)

Current version: 22.5
Available version: 23.0
Scheduled date: on or after November 5, 2023
Update window (UTC): 3:00:00 AM to 10:00:00 AM
Last reschedulable date: December 9, 2023

You can choose to reschedule this update from the scheduled date to any date between today and the last reschedulable date. To start the update immediately, schedule for today, and then select the field to allow the update to run outside the update window.
To manage this update, open the Dynamics 365 Business Central admin center for this tenant.

In Business Central Admin Center:

Now you can set update date for the existing environment.

An update to version 23.0.12034.12676 is available. Updates will begin on 11/5/2023. You may schedule a date for the update on the Update action list. Go to Business Central Updates for more information.

Choose Update Settings -> Set update date.

Or click Modify after the update date.

Last day to apply update is 2023.12.09 in this environment. (within 60 days period)

PS: If you see the following message, please go to set the update window first. The update window is the time of day when updates may be applied to the environment. During the update the environment will not be available.

Update window is not set for this environment. The update may start immediately and all users will be disconnected.

After setting the major update date, you will receive a new notification email .

The date in the notification email is in UTC time.

After the major update is complete, you will receive the following notification email.

Sandbox225US has been updated to version 23.0 successfully

And in Operations, you can find a environment operation log for this update.

More details about managing major updates.

1. Three recent minor updates on the Dynamics 365 Business Central admin center (2022.06.20)

2. Business Central deprecating code: How long time from obsoleted to deprecated?
When an object is marked as obsolete, another 12 months will pass before the code is removed, in some cases even longer. More details: Link

3. Business Central: When apps or PTEs cannot be updated by Microsoft

T+1 – T+30: Microsoft alerts administrators, resellers, and ISVs
T+30 – T+60: Microsoft alerts the customer
T+60 – T+150: Microsoft initiates the customer wind-down period

More details: Link

4. 2. For existing customers, please note that this release will have an extended 60-day update window
More details: Timelines for major updates

5. You can check the Update Rollout State in Admin center.
Active: Updates are being performed
Postponed: Updates are temporarily paused, will be resumed soon. (It is a good idea to change the update date)


Hope this will help.

Thanks for your reading.



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