Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 8

Last year I posted some tips on the Microsoft Dynamics AX Security Development Tool. Recently my colleague Boye Walters also wrote an episode and named it Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 7. Well… he fanned the fire on his topic and here is another edition: Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool […]

Security Development Tool – Part 7

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

AX2012 – Testing combination of multiple roles

When it comes to testing of appropriate security in Microsoft Dynamics AX, you want to ensure persons will get enough permissions for doing their daily jobs in AX. You don’t want to give too much functionality, namely because of risks. When the user has too less functionality, the normal daily job cannot be executed correctly.