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Cannot find a valid offline scope with the name ‘YourTable’ in table ‘[scope_info]’. 

Credit to Brian Storie for the contribution provided. Symptom Microsoft.Synchronization.Data.DbSyncException: Cannot find a valid scope with the name ‘YourTable’ in table ‘[scope_info]’. Ensure that this scope exists and that it has a corresponding valid configuration in the configuration table ‘[scope_config]’. Cause You have created a new Offline scope, added it to the POS Offline profiles form...Read more

Inventory value report doesn’t show some inventory dimensions. 

Normally, we use inventory value report to view the inventory value and quantity. Sometimes, we cannot see some inventory dimensions in the report. To make the inventory dimensions showing in the report, you need to make sure: 1) Go to USMF/Inventory management/Setup/Inventory/Inventory value reports, select the inventory value report ID which you use to view...Read more

Data Management Import Performance Issue with Cursor Fetch 

I recently have a data import slowness issue reported taking days to process without finishing even in batch run in parallel.  This issue could occur with any entity import especially for new company go-living or with no data in the target entity.  The impact is exponentially worse when more data is imported, so I would like to share...Read more

Inform Microsoft about country/region regulation changes and track the status of regulatory features 

You can now Inform Microsoft about country/region regulation alerts and track the status of regulatory features by using Lifecycle Services (LCS). The following article describes how to use LCS to submit alerts through the Localization and translation service. This article also explains how to track planned and released regulatory features through LCS Issue search. (Read...Read more

December 2016 Feature Pack Release Notes 

The Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services team is happy to announce the immediate availability of the December feature pack release of Lifecycle Services (LCS). Localization and translation updates Dynamics 365 for Operations and Dynamics AX 2012: The Localization and translation tile is available and can be found on the project dashboard under More tools. To start...Read more

Coffee Break: Automate it, part 2 

This is a continuation of our previous post, with further examples of how to utilize Windows PowerShell from Dynamics NAV. The samples provided here just demonstrate how easy it can be to integrate the two, so you can build on this using any of the great (Dynamics NAV) PowerShell tools out there from a familiar development environment....Read more

Use Connected Field Service to remotely monitor and service customer equipment 

Applies to: Dynamics 365 for Field Service   Connected Field Service, introduced in the Fall 2016 release of Dynamics 365, combines monitoring with the Internet of Things to replace your costly break-fix service model with a more proactive “never fail” model. With monitoring in Connected Field Service, you always know your customers’ equipment is running...Read more

How to export a Dynamics NAV database on SQL Server 2016 

If you use SQL Server 2016 for your Dynamics NAV database, and you need to export a database to the .bacpac format, then please make sure that you are running the latest update (August 2016 update or later) of the Microsoft SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework (DacFx) or SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). If you...Read more