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.

New features on LCS Issue search

This morning I wanted to see if there was a known issue for a problem. Then I noticed that there are new features and content on Issue search from Microsoft Lifecycle services. It was announced earlier that there would be more investments in LCS. There is now content related to several versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX […]

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 […]