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    Passing parameters from Managed code to X++ in dataset

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    In the user control code behing add an event handler to the CreatingDataSetRun event on the AxDataSource control protected void Page_Init( object sender, EventArgs e) { this .AxDataSource1.CreatingDataSetRun += new EventHandler < CreatingDataSetRunEventArgs...
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    Setting Up EP with host headers

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    Host headers are used either to provide a user-friendly name to the web site address ( and not expose the actual machine name of the web server) or to have multiple IIS websites running on the same port but distinguished by different names. For example...
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    EMEA AX support team's blog

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    EMEA AX support team's blog http://blogs.msdn.com/emeadaxsupport/ has many useful EP deployment related posts. Great job team!!!
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    Channel 9 - EP deployment webinar screen cast

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    The EP deployment webinar that I conducted on May 4th is now available in Channel9. There were audio interruptions during the webinar. So I redid it and captured it as a screen cast and posted it to Channel9. http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/meysun/Microsoft...
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    Enterprise Portal Webinar Content

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    Below is the powerpoint that I am going to use for May 4th Webinar on Enterprise Portal deployment. The link to the attachment is at the bottom of this blog post below the comments link.
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    Follow me on twitter

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    It's interesting to see the dynamics folks on twitter. You can follow me at http://www.twitter.com/meysun I will try to tweet at least once a day
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    Upcoming EP Webinars

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    We are having four webinars on Microsoft Dynamics AX EP development and deployment , one each in North America and EMEA time zone. This is open to all partners, customers and Microsoft employees. Session 1 : EP Development ( repeated) – 28 th April...
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    AX Custom bound fields

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    A new code sample demonstrating the flexibility to customize the boundfields in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 EP is released in http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/axcodesamples . Here is the link directly to the sample download file. To try out these samples...
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    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Configuring Kerberos Authentication with Role Centers

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    Here is the link to the Kerberos authentication configuration white paper for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=be720eb3-649a-49ff-b019-a1e4e7af6b47&displaylang=en&tm
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    Integrating EP Web Parts to non-EP SharePoint sites

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    If you already have SharePoint sites ( not based on EP site templates) and if you would like to use some of the AX web parts in those sites, it's easily doable in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. Here are the steps to do. (1) Integrating EP web parts...
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    Always keep the Filter section expanded in AxGridView

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    During AxUG Webinar, I got a question around how to keep the filter section always expanded in a gridview in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 EP. Unfortunately we don't have a simple property to do that in the AxGridView control. Since it's all ASP.NET and...
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    How to use Chart Control in EP 2009?

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    ASP.NET Chart Control (1) Install the components Chart Controls for .NET Framework Chart Controls Add-on for Visual Studio 2008 (2) MODIFY WEB.CONFIG Add the below as the child node to <HttpHandlers> section < add path...
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    Convergence session: Enterprise Portal Deployment Tips and tricks

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    Here is a quick summary of what Jackie Olson from Ax support team presented in Convergence for the Enterprise Portal / Role Center deployment Tips and tricks interactive session. Thanks Jackie for putting together this document. This is very helpful....
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    KPIs in Role Center Business Overview Web Part keeps loading all the time and never ends.

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    From Nitin Shah who is the dev on BO Web part... KPIs in Role Center Business Overview Web Part keeps loading all the time and never ends. This might due to using IE enhanced security. IE enhanced security is only for the server series - Win2k3 and...
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    Multiple AxDataSource Controls in one .ascx control

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    If you have more than one AxDataSource control in one user control , make sure you mark the Role property of all but one AxDataSource controls to anything other than “Provider” or “ProviderConsumer”. Otherwise you will get an error. In one usercontrol...
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    EP Page Life Cycle

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    Here is the sequence of events raised by various controls in a typical list or task page for some common scenarios. Legend Green Common Events for any command Yellow Events that are specific to how dataset is...
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    w3wp crash while installing EP or creating EP site

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    Thanks to our CSS team, below is the resolution for EP site creation crashing w3wp issue. Action: Installing AX 2009 Enterprise Portal on Windows Server 2008 Result: The w3wp.exe process crashes during installation. You get the following...
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    AxUpdatePortal utility

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    The AxUpdatePortal utility, installed with Service Pack 1 of Microsoft Dynamics AX, is often needed when deploying changes, such as modifications, or additions from AOT to Enterprise Portal Server and to the Sites. It will help you deploy Web-related...
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    Deploying Ax 2009 SP1 EP

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    Setting Up New Enterprise Portal Servers in new Ax installation 1. Install Dynamics AX 2009 AOS and Client a. Do not install EP during this step. 2. Complete the Initialization Checklist. 3. Run the SP1 patch on the AOS and Client. 4. Complete...
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    Getting Around Thread was being aborted error when creating EP site.

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    Wishing you all a Very Happy New Year!!! When you are trying to create EP Site on a machine low in memory or processing power, some times you may get “Thread was being aborted.” Error. To avoid this error, you should increase the executiontimeout....
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    Programatically reading data from AxDataSourceControl

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    DataSourceControl makes it simple to get Ax data and display it in DataBound UI controls and manipulate the data. You can also use them to read data programtically. Below is one way of doing it. The other way to get Ax data programatically is to get the...
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    Convergence 2008 - Copenhagen

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    I will be presenting Enterprise Portal and Role Centers in EMEA Convergence. Code Title Date/Time Room AX11 Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal and Role Centers 11/20/2008 2:00PM-3:00PM Hall A1 Attend this...
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    Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal / Role Centers - Deployment Tips-n-Tricks – 3

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    For tips 1-7 , refer to http://blogs.msdn.com/solutions/archive/2008/06/23/microsofty-dynamics-ax-2009-enterprise-portal-role-centers-deployment-tips-n-tricks-1.aspx For tips 8-16 , refer to http://blogs.msdn.com/solutions/archive/2008/09/29/microsofty...
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    EP SSL ( https) Setup

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    How to Setup Secure (https) EP Site 1. Install IIS,ASP.net,WSS 3.0 SP1 ( or MOSS 2007 SP1 ), Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and the all the pre-requisites 2. Install Enterprise Portal on some IIS Web site ( This will not be used later for SSL. This is...
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    EP Deployment - Internals

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    When you run Microsoft Dynamics Ax 2009 EP setup and go through the setup wizard, you might wonder what is going on behind the sceens. Here is a high level flow Set BCProxyAccount Info in DynamicsAX ( from the user Account info entered for BC proxy...
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