Engineered Code created and maintains the XrmToolBox Plugin for the Online Management API. This plugin allows administrators to perform actions on their Dynamics 365 instances like creating and restoring backups, deleting instances, and toggling Admin Mode.
We’ve implemented the following features:
Note that as per a request from Microsoft, we have removed the feature that allowed a backup to be saved to Azure Storage, since this functionality is intended only for internal Microsoft use, as per the documentation.
The Online Management API uses Azure Active Directory for authentication, so this needs to be setup before using the plugin. This means that the existing connections typically used in the XrmToolBox are not used.
To authenticate, you’ll need:
To create your Azure Active Directory App: