André Arnaud de Calavon
Within my previous post I started a series about the Security Development Tool for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. I got some positive feedback, so that motivated me to continue on part 2. I have seen people using the tool and thought they could they could easily create or modify roles themselves and at the end they got stuck… So this post is about helping you prevent creating spaghetti.
The Security Development Tool is created by Microsoft and provides additional functionality helping you creating and maintaining security artifact like Roles, Duties and Privileges. I have used the tool since the release and noticed some very good features and also some features which could cause unwanted scenarios. To help you getting the most out of this tool and use it in a proper way, I decided to write a series of blogs on this feature. This first post will tell you about the configuration of the menu-items which will start the Security Development Tool and also how to fix the view on User License Type to show the correct CAL type.
The website of the Microsoft Dynamics Community has been completely redesigned. There is a new look, forums are redesigned, it is supporting a mobile-friendly interface, there are monthly leaderboards, and more. The Microsoft Dynamics Community is a website where you can find community contributions, ask questions and interact with Microsoft Dynamics experts.
Last year October I shared a neat utility to convert currency amounts using the exchange rate information available in Microsoft Dynamics AX. This was suitable for the versions AX 2009, AX2012 and AX2012 R2. You can read the blog with the announcement of the utility and how it works here. Recently I got the question if it was also supported within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This post will tell you the answer.
How to solve the “Tax exempt number must be specified” error on creating customers and vendors in AX 2012
When setting up Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, you can specify if Tax exempt numbers (aka VAT number) should be mandatory on the master data of customers or vendors. This is a common requirement for countries in the European Union to ensure correct reporting on foreign trade. With a specific setup, also for e.g. Japanese customers the VAT number is mandatory. Continue reading
Some weeks ago Microsoft released the virtual AX 2012 R3 demo machine for download on Partnersource and Customersource. When I visited this page again, I noticed that there were some nice additions on these pages. This post will inform you about the new updates.
Recently I spent two posts on installing the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal. In this post I will tell you some things worth knowing about removing one or more instances from your server. This would be applicable if you want to move some of the instances to another server.
Microsoft has released a download version of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 demo machine. Download is available on partnersource and customersource. Continue reading
Within my previous post I explained how to install the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP). This post will go one step further and will guide you on installing the portal for using mobile devices in warehouses of multiple legal entities. At the end of this post there are some additional facts.
Exciting! Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has been released. One of the major new features is the new Warehouse management module. This module also supports the use of mobile devices to register inventory transactions in the warehouse. The mobile application is HTML based and real-time. It support transactions for all kinds of inventory transactions such as receiving goods, putting, picking, cycle counting. This post will tell you how to install the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal on a server.