Assigning the company as tenant in Dynamics 365 Business central On-premise

Published on July 30, 2021

In Dynamics 365 Business Central, information of multiple companies can be stored in each business database, and you can export all or selected companies to a separate tenant database. The following article by our Dynamics 365 Business Central consultants help in assigning the company as tenant while configuring the multitenant environment in Business central on-premise.

Step 1: Open PowerShell in administrator mode and import the NAV admin tool to enable NAV commands in PowerShell

Set-ExecutionPolicy unrestricted -Force
Import-Module ‘C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business central \180\Service\ NavAdminTool.ps1’

Step 2: Import the module by using the command below in Power Shell

Import-Module ‘E:\Dynamics.365.BC.23795.US.DVD \WindowsPowerShellScripts \Multitenancy’ -Verbose

Step 3: Click the show command window and select the command How to move company to tenant

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Specify the required fields and run the command

Company Name: Company that you want to move,

Database Name: Specify the Business database,

New Tenant Name: Specify the New tenant name,

Old Tenant Name: Specify the Old tenant name,

Server Instance Name,

Database Server

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Note: When we execute the above command, a tenant will be assigned for the mentioned company i.e. the company will be moved to a separate business database and that business database will be allocated to the tenant.

Step 4: Check the SQL server. The new database ‘Cronus’ has been created. And you can see the tenant in Business central Administration tool

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