Technical conference 2014 : Day one

I’m putting a blog post online today because yesterday the Wifi was really letting us down. But anyway, it turned out to be a very interesting day! KeyNote It all started out with what Microsoft is good at, giving presentations! The keynote was packed with content and demo’s so we were immediately excited to see […] Read More...
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Cleaning up after AxBuild.exe

So the AxBuild.exe tool has been around for a couple of weeks now and imho this is the best addition that a CU brought until now. There have been some nice post about how it works and what you should keep in mind: http://daxmusings.codecrib.com/2013/11/what-you-need-to-know-about-15-minute.html http://yetanotherdynamicsaxblog.blogspot.nl/2013/11/you-got-to-love-axbuild-compiler-tool.html Though the tool is fantastic, we noticed that after performing […] Read More...
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AX2012 R2 Enterprise portal installation issues – Part 1

The last few days I have been playing around with the Enterprise Portal. I needed to setup a High Available portal and there were soms discoveries along the road. Though I’m planning on writing some other posts on the general architecture used when installing the Enterprise Portal in a HA environment and the possible installation […] Read More...
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Hosting custom WPF calendar control in AX 2012

The requirement A couple of days ago, I needed to create a calendar like lookup but it had to be possible to block out dates for selection. In Dynamics AX, there is calendar lookup form available, but there are some minors to it: It is not really (easy) customizable It has limited functionality What I […] Read More...
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Running AX2012 R2 locally on Windows 2012 Server booted directly from VHD

I have been working on a large project since a couple of months now and we use a virtualized environment where every developer has his own proprietary development machine. I am not going to make any statements about virtualization and the hardware that is beneath all of those machines is definitely ok.But here’s the thing: […] Read More...
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Dynamics 2012 R2 In-place Upgrade : Configuration Issues

Today I was performing an in-place upgrade to R2 and that was an adventure on it’s own First let’s start of by saying that the in-place upgrade documentation on MSDN was really helpful and well written! But anyway, I wanted to tell you about two specific issues that I’ve encountered : Database and AOS on […] Read More...
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AX2012 R2 – Hidden compiler errors – Update

Recently I was reading a post concerning hidden compiler error messages in Dynamics AX2012 on the blog of Joris Degruyter. Nice post since it also made me realize we were facing the same problem! (You can read all about the details in the blog post) To solve the issue, there was a hotfix known by […] Read More...
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AX2012 R2 : DB Sync – Failed to create a session

  Thanks to a Kevin Roos, for spending the time to look into this one! We have been seeing the following error lately in AX2012 R2: Failed to create a session; confirm that the user has the proper privileges to log on to Microsoft Dynamics A closer look into this learned that this is linked […] Read More...
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Dynamics AX 2012 R2 : XppPrePostArgs changes

Amongst many other changes made in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, there has been soms changed to the XppPrePostArgs class too. But before you even read further, please also have a good read through a series of posts made by Joris Degruyter. The series give a nice overview of using models and events to make you […] Read More...
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