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.

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 […]