D365FO – HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

In this blog, we will see how to resolve HTTP Error 503 – The service is unavailable in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations


For resolving these kinds of errors, we have 2 solutions as of now. One is to do from the front end that is LCS and the second is to do from the back-end that is from Visual Studio

From LCS:

Reset the IIS from the LCS. Steps:

1.     Go to LCS, login

2.     Select the respective project, full details



Go to Maintain -> Restart service





Select IIS and confirm it




Wait till the service is being restarted












From Visual Studio:

From the back-end, open the VM and follow the below steps:

1.     Login to VM

2.     Open the Visual Studio

3.     Go to Dynamics 365 tab

4.     Click on Restart IIS Express

That’s it. Build the project and go to the frontend and check the output how it looks like.

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Jagdish Solanki | Senior Technical Consultant | CloudFronts

Business Empowering Solutions Team

“Solving Complex Business Challenges with Microsoft Dynamics 365 & Power Platform”

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