AX2012 Extension framework generation wizard

Many of you might have come accross the Extension Framework while venturing in AX2012 for some years now. Personally, I use this pattern a lot in my code as the benefits of using it are obvious: Your extensions are more decoupled from the standard code which reduces upgrade work Your code will be more robust […]

RM for VS2013 : Creating the deployment sequence

This is the third post in a series discussing automated releases for Dynamics AX 2012 with ReleaseManagement for Visual Studio 2013. Before, we discussed the following topics: Part 1 discussed the pros and cons of ReleaseManagement and gave a glimpse on how we would fit in Dynamics AX. With part 2 , a first tool was created. This […]

Permission denied in database ‘TempDB’

Today, opening the Global address book form presented me this nice error: Permission denied in database ‘TempDB’. And this is not the first time this one surfaced, but most of the online solutions are not entirely correct. So let’s explain this one. Doing an online search will show you that the reason of this is […]

RM for VS2013 : Increase TFS deployment timeout

Today I saw that the TFS build had triggered the ReleaseManagement client but that it had failed. A closer look at it told me that TFS thought it had been waiting long enough and decided that the deployment failed. So I went to the ReleaseManagement client and tried to increase the timeout for TFS Triggered […]

Failed to create a session revisited

Today I was experiencing this error again when working a new Hyper-V with imported demo data in AX 2012 R3: Failed to create a session; confirm that the user has the proper privileges to log on to Microsoft Dynamics In a previous post, I stated a solution for this, but today, the script in that post […]

ListPageInteraction lookup

Small post and to the point I wanted to point out a small detail that I was forgotten today in AX2012. When you want to add custom logic to a ListPage form, you might want to write your own custom ListPageInteraction class. So what you need to is just create a class that extends from […]

Windows Azure : Copy VHD between subscriptions

Last week I was playing around with LifeCycle Services and tested out the ‘Cloud hosted environments’ feature. This is an awesome feature that will save many of you some hours in prepping demo virtual machines. (For now, it is only able to deploy a template environment suited for demo purposes, but more templates will be […]