The data management in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, is based on the Data Import/Export Framework (DIXF). This tool, along with the other tools in Lifecycle Services, LCS, helps the customers and partners to quickly set up their initial environment from blank data, manage the configuration data throughout the lifecycle of the project, plan and execute data migration, and move the data from one environment to another.

Data Management also provides advanced data management capabilities, which makes the overall data export and import seamless, for both standard Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations data entities, as well as any custom entities that you might have developed for your business requirements. This framework provides an easy to use front end interface for data export and import management, so that regular users of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations can use it, without requiring advanced knowledge of development and databases.

Some of the sections listed under Data management are as follows:

Data Entities
Load Default Data

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