NAV on Azure in Office 365

You all know that Microsoft Dynamics NAV is optimized to run on Azure. And that it is possible to integrate with Office 365. But do you know where to start and what exactly is behind the screens? From a technical point of view? If not, then this workshop is for you.

This workshop provides knowledge about running Microsoft Dynamics NAV on Azure. It will also familiarise you with the integration touch points between Office 365, SharePoint Online and Dynamics NAV.

During hands-on labs you will create a Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation on Azure based on the demo virtual machine image that is available in the Azure image gallery. You will configure Single Sign On with Office 365. And what’s more, you don’t only learn how to configure it, but you will also get insight in the underlying architecture. And you will learn how to embed and integrate Dynamics NAV with SharePoint Online using SharePoint web apps en webparts.

The ideal profile for this workshop is a technical consultant or developer with experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 / 2016 and awareness knowledge of Office 365.

Key benefits

  • Set up a virtual machine with Dynamics NAV on Azure
  • Setup and configure Office 365 Single Sign On
  • Integrate Dynamics NAV with SharePoint Online


To follow this course you need an active subscription on Azure and Office 365. During the training you will need Visual Studio to create the SharePoint web app. Instructions will be send two weeks before the training.

For this training it is not needed to have .Net coding skills.

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Intro Microsoft Azure

Short introduction to Microsoft Azure platform and an overview of its components, including the management portal.

Chapter 2: Dynamics NAV Images on Azure

Set up a Dynamics NAV environment on Azure using the available Virtual Machine images.

Chapter 3: Azure SQL

Dynamics NAV 2016 supports Azure SQL. It will be explained how to set this up and the students will do a lab to install a Dynamics NAV database on Azure SQL.

Chapter 4: Intro Office 365

Short introduction to Office 365 and the different parts that it contains. Also the user management will be discussed.

Chapter 5: Export to Excel Online and SharePoint Online

Dynamics NAV offers the possibility to export directly to Excel Online and SharePoint Online, so export will be available with the Web Client. Students will do a lab to set this up.

Chapter 6: Use Exchange Online to send emails from Dynamics NAV

Dynamics NAV can be set up to send emails using Exchange Online. This part will discuss how to set this up.

Chapter 7: Enable Single Sign On with Office 365

This part will explain the relationship between Office 365 and Microsoft Azure and. On the Dynamics NAV DVD a PowerShell script is available to automatically set up Single Sign On with Office 365. The script will be discussed and used in a lab.

Chapter 8: Link and embed Dynamics NAV Web Client with SharePoint Online

The Dynamics NAV Web Client can be integrated in SharePoint Online in different ways, enabling complete NAV portals in SharePoint. This will be discussed and demonstrated, followed by a lab to do it yourself.

NAV on Azure in Office 365

Course code:

Course duration / format course:
1 day

Course Tutor:
Arend Jan Kaufmann

£ 395
QBS group partners: 125 Quattro or 1 QBS Training voucher

Lane End Conference Centre, 
Church Road, Lane End, High Wycombe, 
Buckinghamshire HP14 3HH, 
United Kingdom

Dates: t.b.d.

Dates and schedules are subject to changes. Always download the latest version of the QBS training schedule.

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