Technical conference 2014 – remote summary

Unfortunately I am not able to attend the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical conference this edition. The contents of this conference is totally focused on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 which is expected to be released within 2 months. I was able to be part of the beta program for testing this new version and already had a […]

Universal Health Language

When I go to the general practitioner with problems, I always ask myself three things: 1. What is the exact problem? 2. What can the general practitioner do to help me with my problems? 3. Will I be redirected to the hospital?

Automatic role assignment in AX2012 – part 2

After giving an example of how to use the automatic role assignment by using one of the standard queries in my previous post, I will inform you how to add a new query to use within the Automatic role assignment rules. It is not always possible to add linked tables to the base query to […]

System user role counted as enterprise user in AX2012 R2 CU7

I’m working on a project where we installed the latest cumulative update (CU7) recently. They went live with more than 250 people who have to manage their project timesheets. By checking the report Named User License Count we found out that all users, managers or time writers were counted as enterprise users.

Automatic role assignment in AX2012 – part 1

Last time I wrote about the standard batch jobs in AX and promised to come back on the automatic role assignment in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. I will explain two examples. One example will be based on using a query out of the box. The second will be described in my next post and will give […]

About the standard batch jobs in AX2012

When you install Microsoft Dynamics AX and complete the initialization checklist a lot of information is build up in the system. Also two batch jobs are created and scheduled to run periodically. This post informs you about these jobs and how to deal with problems you can encounter.

How to restrict legal entities based on assigned organizations – AX 2012

This post will guide you how to restrict access to relevant records only in the form Legal Entities by using the Extensible Data Security (XDS). It will explain the steps to create the security and how to deal with some unwanted side effects.

Microsoft Dynamics AX apps – part 4

This is part 4 of the series blogs about the Dynamics Apps for Windows 8. This time I will review the Timesheet features.

MVP summit – A great week has come to an end

Last week the MVP summit November 2013 was held in Redmond/Bellevue. The date of this annual event was changed bringing the MVP summit to November. Microsoft geeks from all over the world with professions on several products and technologies came to learn and meet each other.  As a rookie MVP on Microsoft Dynamics AX it […]

How to upgrade Data Import/Export Framework to AX2012 R2 CU7

Hi all, Recently Microsoft released CU7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R2. During testing of the beta version I came across an error when installing CU7 on top of AX2012 R2 where the Data Import/Export Framework (DIEF) was installed as well. I reported this to Microsoft and learned that DIEF would be part of CU7. The […]