Discontinued Master Data hides master records that are no longer in use, such as Customers, Vendors, Contacts, Items and Locations. They’re flagged as “Discontinued”. For consistency, Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV needs to keep track of all the master records that have been used previously, but discontinued records will be hidden from all the master lists. The discontinued records are separated into secondary lists that allow restoration as needed.
This app makes maintaining master data lists simple; you one click away from hiding out-of-date records from your main lists. If you want to hide an item that is obsolete, or you are no longer dealing with a vendor, or you have moved one of your warehouses to a new location, you select the corresponding record and click the “Discontinue” button on the ribbon. The record will be moved to a discontinued list and will be hidden from all the relevant lists. If you need it again, you can restore it at any time.
The discontinue functionality covers the following areas;