Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 2

Within a previous post I started a series about the Security Development Tool for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. I got some positive feedback, so that motivated me to continue with part 2. I saw people using this tool, they think they can easily create or modify roles themselves but at the end they somehow get stuck… […]

Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 1

The AX 2012 Security Development Tool is created by Microsoft and provides additional functionality helping you to create and maintain security artifact like Roles, Duties and Privileges. I have used the tool since the release and noticed some very good features and also some features which could cause unwanted scenarios. To help you get the […]

Redesigned Microsoft Dynamics Community

The website of the Microsoft Dynamics Community has been completely redesigned. There is a new look, forums are redesigned, it is supporting a mobile-friendly interface, there are monthly leaderboards, and more. The Microsoft Dynamics Community is a website where you can find community contributions, ask questions and interact with Microsoft Dynamics experts.

Currency calculator for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Last year October I shared a neat utility to convert currency amounts using the exchange rate information available in Microsoft Dynamics AX. This was suitable for the versions AX 2009, AX2012 and AX2012 R2. You can read the blog with the announcement of the utility and how it works here. Recently I got the question if […]

How to solve the “Tax exempt number must be specified” error on creating customers and vendors in AX 2012

When setting up Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, you can specify if Tax exempt numbers (aka VAT number) should be mandatory on the master data of customers or vendors. This is a common requirement for countries in the European Union to ensure correct reporting on foreign trade. With a specific setup, also for e.g. Japanese customers […]

Updates on the AX 2012 Solution demo pages

Some weeks ago Microsoft released the virtual AX 2012 R3 demo machine for download on Partnersource and Customersource. When I visited this page again, I noticed that there were some nice additions on these pages. This post will inform you about the new updates.

Remove installed instances of the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal in AX 2012 R3

Recently I spent two posts on installing the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal. In this post I will tell you some things worth knowing about removing one or more instances from your server. This would be applicable if you want to move some of the instances to another server.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Solution Demo Package V1.0 released

Microsoft has released a download version of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 demo machine. Download is available on partnersource and customersource.

Setup and maintain multiple instances of the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal

Within my previous post I explained how to install the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP). This post will go one step further and will guide you on installing the portal for using mobile devices in warehouses of multiple legal entities. At the end of this post there are some additional facts.

AX 2012 R3: How to install the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal

Exciting! Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has been released. One of the major new features is the new Warehouse management module. This module also supports the use of mobile devices to register inventory transactions in the warehouse. The mobile application is HTML based and real-time. It support transactions for all kinds of inventory transactions such as receiving […]