The new Microsoft Dynamics AX (aka AX7)

A new era starts. Microsoft has released its public pre-release of the ‘new’ Microsoft Dynamics AX. This version was also code-named ‘Rainier’ and ‘AX 7’. Together with this release the information is no longer confidential. In this post I will provide some details to get access to this preview and will share my personal favorite enhanced functional […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.

Updates on the AX 2012 Solution demo pages

Some weeks ago Microsoft released the virtual AX 2012 R3 demo machine for download on Partnersource and Customersource. When I visited this page again, I noticed that there were some nice additions on these pages. This post will inform you about the new updates.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 released

After the Virtual launch of April 10, 2014 Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has been released on May 1, 2014. This version is now generally available and includes many new features. The codebase has been expanded significantly. As announced earlier this year on the Technical conference in  February, this will be the base for the new […]

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 […]

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.