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 error and the solution.
Yes, we are experiencing annoying Dynamics AX Performance problems! You wouldn’t believe how many times I have heard this phrase in my 13 years’ experience working on AX implementations. And guess what?
Most Forgotten Things When Building a Disaster Recovery Plan
Every IT manager knows the importance of having an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan. Organizations without an adequate plan may find themselves out of business quickly after experiencing a major disaster. One of the most forgotten things is: Creating a plan that depends on too few qualified personnel. It is not uncommon for...
Within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 it is possible to download exchange rates from providers who offers online download files. Out of the box three service providers are available, also the European Central Bank exchange rates. The standard service as developed for AX 2012 R2 has a limitation to download the rates from the last 90 days. For a conversion we needed older rates. But is it...
We all know indexes on AX tables will improve performance when querying these tables. There are all kinds of fancy features such as parameter sniffing, trace flags, etc. But if we look for example at the ledger Journal Trans table you will start thinking that maybe core dynamics AX has added too many indexes.
Within a certain installation we had the problem that continuous number sequences did not work. The number pulled from the number sequence remained at 0. When setting the number sequence to not continuous it started numbering. Other environments were working correct so what could be the problem?
As announced lately on LinkedIn and Twitter I would review the book Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook.
The contents of the book is about administer and maintain your Dynamics AX 2012 environment in an efficiently way. As experienced Microsoft Dynamics AX professional I assumed I was already familiar with the contents. Well… I learned some things myself as well....
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 achieve the expected result, due to several points. E.g. two fields in a table have a relation to the same...
Features were added or changed in cumulative update 7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. With the latest release, Management Reporter is added to the General Ledger and Budget Planning menus in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, making it easier for you to access financial reports created with Management Reporter. Management Reporter 2012 will be the “primary” financial statement report...
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.