Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Cumulative Update 8 (CU8) released

As announced earlier, Microsoft released the CU8 cumulative update for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 (KB3042171). The version number of this release is 6.2.2000.14. So there is a cumulative update 8 for both AX 2012 R2 and AX 2012 R3 available. Due to the differences between R2 and R3 also the cumulative update 8 has differences between these versions.

Unwanted permissions in System user role – AX 2012

Some time ago I encountered an issue where users in AX 2012 were able to modify records even when the security role should have read rights only. More people have experienced this issue and others will do in future. This post will tell you about the cause and how to solve it in your environment.

Change in Data import export framework – AX 2012 R3

Since the initial beta release of the Data Import/Export Framework, I was very pleased with the tool. During the years Microsoft did some great additional investments on this framework to help us import, export and migrate data using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. In this post I will inform you on a change that I experienced […]

Error on ‘Show all fields’ in AX 2012 R2

Recently I was surprised by an error which I did never encounter before. A feature was working all the years I have worked with the Microsoft Dynamics AX product. Now when using the feature to show all fields from one record in a form, AX gave me an error. This post will tell you about the […]

Management reporter 2012 CU11

Microsoft released Cumulative update 11 for Management Reporter yesterday. This time I was waiting on this release for a reason. At a customer with a large number of companies and chart of accounts we encountered some problems with database growth where the disks were running out of space. This release seems to have the problem with the extreme database […]

Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 6

As mentioned in my previous blog related to the security development tool, I will have a neat tip for developers (and interested functional people). With help of the Security Development Tool, you can use the AX debugger to debug some scenarios which are not reproducible when you have the system administrator role assigned. With system […]

Dynamics AX 2012 R3 – Cumulative Update 8 (CU8) released

Today Microsoft released a new cumulative update for Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3, named Cumulative Update 8 (KB2998197). The version number of this release is 6.3.1000.309.

Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 5

After four posts about the Security Development Tool, I still have some tips to share. This time I will explain how to build a role using the least effort principle. In addition it will be explained how to track menu items which are not directly accessible from the menu but available on forms. I will also write about the […]

Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 4

After writing 3 blogs with tips on the Security Development Tool, I do have more tips to share. This time I will talk about the option Mark form controls. I will explain this feature as well as how to get this working in AX 2012 R2 and R3. Also a nice tip is to expand […]

Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 3

This is the third part of a blog series related to the Security Development Tool. This time I will walk through the functionalities related to recording of entry points. Also take a note if you first need to install a hotfix to be able to use the recording option.