AX2012 – How to create a read only security role (Walkthrough)

Some customers and community people have sometimes the question how to create a specific role in AX2012 where people have just “read only” rights. In the past I used a specific trick to establish such a role in just 10 minutes. (This besides finetuning. see details below).

AX2012 – Task recorder update

Within this post I will inform you about an update for AX2012. Microsoft recently released an updated version of the Task recorder as a hotfix. This is done with Knowledge Base article 2863182. There are two updates available: One for AX2012 and one for AX2012R2.

Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Cumulative Update 6 (CU6) released

Today Microsoft released a new cumulative update for Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R2, named Cumulative Update 6 (KB2850972). The version number of this release is 6.2.1000.1437.

Dynamics AX2012 Data Import/Export Framework – Wrong mapped fields

During preparation of a presentation about the new Data Import/Export Framework I came across an issue on the Customer entity when using AX as source data format. When the staging data is filled from the target some address fields (most of them) are filled in the wrong fields of the staging table.

Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – New financial features

Within this post I will give an update on some changes within the financial functionalities of AX2012 R2.

Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework – released

Data Import/Export Framework replaces Data Migration Framework (beta). Some exiting new features are added within this release. It is now possible to have AX as the datasource. Also new is the possibility to export data. I also noticed that it is possible to have a table or composite entity as entity type within the target entities.

Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Missing features

When new version of software is released, you like to have some answers on the following questions. What are the new features? Can it help your daily business?

AX2012 memory leak – hotfix available

During an implementation we encountered issues where the AOS of AX2012 (CU3) was consuming a lot of memory. At first we thought the machines needed more memory. The extra memory was consumed as well and no memory was released. Not even when user logged out of the system. Investigation was very frustrating…

Data Migration Framework in AX2012

This blog will inform you about the Data Migration Framework of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. This is a tool which is currently in bèta and available on Informationsource.