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Cumulative Update 5 has been released
Cumulative Update 5 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 (CU-5) has been released and published on Partner Source and Customer Source. This release includes: all previously released Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 additional hotfixes and improvements based on feedback from our customers...
30 Apr 2013
We want to hear from you! Participate in the Microsoft Dynamics AX product suggestions program
Make your opinion count! Give us your product suggestions and help to make future versions of the Microsoft Dynamics AX applications better. Use this Microsoft Connect site to submit your product suggestions for Microsoft Dynamics products. Search existing suggestions and vote on suggestions submitted...
6 Mar 2013
Rebate Agreements in AX 2012
Rebates are payments or credits that are payable to customers based on pre-established agreements to purchase certain items in specific quantities or amounts . There can be distinguished between three Rebate types in process manufacturing: Rebate - The rebate type is typically processed by sending...
26 Feb 2013
A simple explanation of duplicate number sequences in AX 2012
Dave Bader [MSFT]
Ever run into an issue where you get duplicate number sequence errors in AX 2012 but you know you are using a different number sequence reference for the transaction? Below is a simple walkthrough explaining why you get theses types of errors. Let's use the AP Invoice voucher and AP Payment voucher...
8 Jan 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: How to set up Grid column width on fixed value
Czesława Langowska Vliegen
In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 the width property set up on column is ignored when is lower than length of label. The issue in this case is the length of the label. You cannot set a default column width that is smaller than the label. This is because labels are different lengths in different languages...
31 Oct 2012
AX 2012: Enabling Allow Check Reuse for Canadian Environments
Dave Bader [MSFT]
Per TechNet article (CAN, USA) Reuse a check number [AX 2012] environments that are on AX 2012 with the Feature Pack have the ability to enable the Allow Check Reuse feature in Cash and Bank Management Parameter for US and Canadian Companies. I wanted to provide information that will allow you to enable...
26 Oct 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2012
Welcome! Your official guide to Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2012 is here! This conference is the premier technical event that is specifically focused on the Microsoft Dynamics AX product and has multiple learning and networking opportunities for partners and customers alike. No,...
23 Jul 2012
Table and EDT Validator
I recently had a case where I needed to dig through a customer's metadata to find the cause of a metadata error being thrown in their EDTs. In digging through the EDTs and the fields on tables using those EDTs I realized how easy it is to miss pieces when you are trying to upgrade code. For example,...
19 Jul 2012
Overview of Microsoft Dynamics AX build numbers
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Version Kernel build Application build Comment Link Latest kernel build 6.2.1000.1132 - 09 May 2013 KB2848005 Cumulative Update 1 6.2.1000.156 6.2.1000.156 25 Feb 2013 KB2807685 Hotfixes 6.2.1000.xxx 6.2.1000...
29 Mar 2012
Resource pages for AX Topics
We've recently created several resource pages for different AX topics like SSRS integrations, Invoice settlements, discounts and reversals, Enterprise Portal, and Workflow. The resource pages are a place where you can find lots of information on the particular topic the page covers. If these sound interesting...
15 Feb 2012
AXADP.AOI file being created multiple times on AOS startup and causing delays in Scheduled downtime
In some large implementations, you can get into situations where every other AOS tries to build the axapd.aoi index file, if the application folder does not contain an axusr.aod file. The Dynamics AX administrator may notice the following errors in the application event logs: Object Server 01:...
27 Sep 2011
Changing the Fields on Fast Tabs in AX 2012
In 2012 in the developer workspace go to the form you want to modify like CustTable and expand the Design of it. Find the tab with the fast tabs you want to change. Within the tab find the field in the fast tab you want to change like Delivery_DlvMode. Right-click on the field and choose properties....
8 Sep 2011
How to Consume a SQL Query or Stored Procedure within the Dynamics AX 2009 SSRS Reporting Engine
NOTE: This is not a recommended process as these steps will NOT enforce the security that is set up within Dynamics AX 2009. There are times when creating reports, it is desired to 'mine' data out of the Dynamics AX 2009 database. For performance reasons, a SQL query may be desired. The following...
30 Aug 2011
How to Add the Voucher Field to Voucher Transactions
The Voucher field is a key field associated with a particular General Ledger posting. Customers often use the Voucher field upon inquiry of accounting debits and credits to determine the source of the transaction. In Dynamics AX 2012, the Voucher Transactions Inquiry form does not contain the Voucher...
29 Aug 2011
Unable to Create Collections Agent as Team Members are Missing
In order to use the Collections Management functionality entirely in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, you must create collection agents. To create collection agents, you must assign a team member against the collections agent. This is done through selection of the Add team members button via the Collection...
15 Aug 2011
KB articles available in Internet searches
You've probably used Knowledge Base (KB) to help troubleshoot an issue or answer a question. Check out this list of the KB articles that are most viewed for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2503850 Description of hotfix rollup 7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Service Pack 1 2405516 Description of hotfix rollup...
15 Aug 2011
Enterprise Portal (EP) Dlls
When applying application hotfixes or moving Enterprise Portal between Environments you may have problems with mismatched Enterprise Portal DLL files. Normally Dynamics AX DLL files are deployed only with Kernel hoxfixes, but there are four DLL's that are delivered as part of application hotfixes...
29 Jul 2011
Working with Version Control in AX
I have had a number of questions on how version control works with AX. I will use this article to post some of the more frequent questions and I'll add to it as I can. Here goes: Can different developers share the same AOS and application aod files? We get this question all of the time and the answer...
31 May 2011
Threading in Dynamics AX
Threading in AX 2009 is different from threading in C#. In C# you can spawn up threads and have them do whatever they do. The same thing is available in AX using the Thread class but it isn't the optimal or recommended way to spawn threads in AX. This is because AX has AOS instances and batches. When...
13 Apr 2011
Calling the find method on an AIF web service
The find method on an AIF service is used to retrieve a single record using one or more fields to base your query on. It is slightly different from the Read action because the Read action returns a record but it requires the primary key be used in the query criteria for the record. Here is a method that...
7 Apr 2011
How to Specify Range Values on a Query in a AX SSRS Report
The steps below outline how to specify range values for a query that is used by an SSRS report and AX. 1. In AX in the AOT model a query adding the tables you would like to specify as data sources. For example, add the CustTable. 2. To the data sources add your range fields. Add the Currency and...
23 Feb 2011
How to Use ADPlus for AOS Crashes
When you experience an AOS crash it is difficult to know what tool to use to determine what is happening. One tool that we use in support is adPlus as it gathers information about what was happening in memory at the time of an AOS crash. This tool takes the memory of the AOS (ax32serv.exe) and rights...
29 Nov 2010
Getting message "An item with the same key has already been added" when creating an SSRS report
This error is caused by having fields with the same name in the query the report is built upon. To rectify the issue, in AX go to the query you created and identify the fields that are duplicated between the datasources in the query. On the Fields node of each data source set the Dynamic property to...
10 Nov 2010
Slow performance in the "Arrival overview" dialog box when you set the setup name to "Return order" in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009.
There was a hotfix released for a performance issue with the Arrival Overview form. However some people may still experience performance issues when going to Inventory Management > Periodic > Arrival Overview and changing the setup name to return order. This has been seen when you have a lot of...
8 Nov 2010
AX Security Profiler tool
I've been getting a lot of requests for a security tracking tool I wrote. You can download it from here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/emeadaxsupport/archive/2010/05/25/ax-2009-securityprofiler-tool.aspx
1 Nov 2010
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