Category Archives: Field Service

Appointments on Schedule Board in Dynamics 365 Field Service

Introduction: Schedule board in an important feature in Dynamics 365 which gives an overview of the resource availability and bookings user can make. Whenever the Field Service solution is installed, the schedule board shows the work orders by default. But what about the other entities? What if I want to schedule the appointments too on… Read More »

Dynamics 365 Field Service: Payments related to Work Order and Invoice

Introduction: Field Service remains a critically important component for most of the organizations. It radically drives customer satisfaction and builds stronger trusted relationship with the customers. Recently, while working on field service, we came across an entity “Payments” and “Payment Details”, this created curiosity to explore more on this. And we did some research and… Read More »

Fixed – Field Service database version is out of Sync error in Dynamics 365 Field Service V6.2.0.342

Introduction: If ever we face the error Database Out of Sync, then the reason behind this is the Database Version field that’s there on the Field Service Settings form was not updated while installing the latest version. Between Field Service versions, as schema and feature changes, Field Service ships upgrade scripts to ensure seamless upgrade… Read More »

Dynamics 365 Field Service: Generate Agreement Work Order in Advance

Introduction: Field Service capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics 365 helps service organizations in managing resources, work orders, inventory, customer assets, and more to improve overall resource productivity for on-site installation & maintenance services. In this blog, we will discuss how the work order generation process can be automated out-of-the-box. Generating Work Order in advance from Agreements:… Read More »

Fixed – Field Service database version is out of Sync error in Dynamics 365 Field Service V6.2.0.342

When we had faced this issue originally, the solution provided below worked well and it didn’t look to break any other components of Field Service. But having used the system for many months now, we have discovered that approach described below actually breaks some internal components of Field Service and causes issues in the long… Read More »

Configure Booking Recurrence Pattern based on Custom OptionSet

Introduction: In the Field Service, we can provide preventive maintenance to the client, based on the recursive work order. To create recursive work order automatically based on certain date interval, we need to configure the Booking Recurrence pattern. To configure, we set the date interval and based on this date interval the Booking Date record… Read More »