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 […]

The given value of type String from the data source cannot be converted to type nvarchar of the specified target column.

Today I experienced this problem while importing models from the build machine into one of the developer machines: The given value of type String from the data source cannot be converted to type nvarchar of the specified target column. A quick search on the internet took me to this blog post that explains the importance […]

Announcing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

Hello everybody! I’m very happy to announce Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services, published byPackt Publishing and authored by Klaas and myself. It is the successor of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Services which was very well received. Based on the feedback you had and based on the new R2 version, we started working on an update in September 2013. We have […]

The Registry.CurrentUser impediment

Today I was working on creating a build process template for AX2012. I will not go into the details about the build process template and the custom activities as these activities will be covered by Joris De Gruyter later on. But still, I wanted to show you guys a nasty little problem I was experiencing […]