After reading the six posts about the Security Development Tool from André, I got excited about the tool and started using it on a regular basis. It proved to be a powerful tool which cut down development time quite a bit. Almost everything you need for security development is available. But there was one scenario where I missed a functionality in the tool. I was redesigning a few security...
As a new member of the Kaya family I feel the urge to introduce myself. Hi I’m Boye Walters, a 34 year old developer with over 12 year experience in Microsoft Dynamics Ax and Microsoft SQL Server. Having worked with all versions of Ax ever released in the Netherlands I can truthfully say that I’ve seen a lot already in Ax. As for SQL Server I’ve actively worked with SQL2000 and...
Reason 1: Easily identify current performance issues
The first step to solve performance issues is to identify the cause, and this is the administrator’s worst headache. This is because performance issues can occur because of a multitude of different reasons and it can also be due to a combination of events.
During a conversion where I used the Data import export framework (DIXF), I encountered an issue with the substitution of values. The conversions are used if the source file has other codes compared to the setup in your AX environment. This post will tell you how the conversion of values is performed and how to solve the issue I had.
Compared to previous versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX, the implementation of balances has been redesigned in AX 2012 to improve performance. Updating the balances is working correct in many scenarios. However some scenarios will still cause wait times on the rebuild or update of the balances or even… database blocks. This post will inform you about the possible problems and how you...
Streamline installations are supposed to make our lives easy, that is if they are properly configured.
First question is how to make a streamline installation. These can be downloaded from https://lcs.dynamics.com
One has to create a project. It is important that it is for the correct build (RTM, retail, R2 or R3).
Next, scroll to the right on the LCS site. On the More tools plane, one can...
Yes just a new post about DMF, not really about how it works, just an update on the latest know issues.
What you have to know: DMF AX2012 R2 and higher the staging table MUST have an one on one relation to the target Table.
The menu item you select in the DMF wizard. Is for jumping from the staging table form to the target Ax Form.
DMF wizard sometimes duplicate the table cache setting of...
We are able to delete a company in AX, but deleting a partition is not possible.
So why not? It should be easy to create a partition and put data in it with tools like DMF, to enable us to create ad hoc demo / training partitions. Having played for a while with some SQL code, the following code was obtained.
First browse the partitions table to find the RecId of the partition one wants to...
Last week, I was upgrading AX 2012 R2 CU7 to CU8 and ran into a model store error. The error was similar to http://blogs.msdn.com/b/axsupport/archive/2014/01/08/violation-of-primary-key-constraint-pk-modelelementdata-elementhandle-error-installing-some-hotfixes-on-microsoft-dynamics-ax-2012-r2.aspx
It scared the hell out of me! First thing that came to mind was: is my model store corrupt in...
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.