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Claes Norell [MSFT]

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Consider a scenario where you are using IDMF 2.0, and you find that after each IDMF Metadata sync the Master table list gets refreshed and you then have to manually sort out the list each time by unchecking/checking tables as Master tables. Well, there’s a simple way to change that default behaviour: 1. Update AXDataManagementSchedulerService.exe.config...

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There are several ways to approach troubleshooting performance, and the aim of this blog post is to give Customers and Partners some guidance on what information and data to provide when you need help trying to establish why something is “slow”. QUESTIONS The sorts of questions we would typically ask include the following: 1) What...

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Consider a scenario where you are importing data using DIXF, and you get an error when you try to “Preview source file” and you are running SQL Server 2014 SP2 CU10 or CU11. 1. The error The error you see looks something like this: System.ServiceModel.CommunicationException: An error occurred while receiving the HTTP response to http://servernamehere:7000/DMFService/DMFServiceHelper.svc. This...

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As I am sure you are already aware, you can now submit requests directly to the Dynamics Service Engineering (DSE) team by using Lifecycle Services (LCS). Submit a request to the Dynamics Service Engineering team https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/dev-itpro/lifecycle-services/submit-request-dynamics-service-engineering-team One of the request types that you can select is the Database refresh, which includes the ability to refresh...

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We’ve recently released some kernel fixes that improve how Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and R3 handle SQL Server AlwaysOn AG failovers. The R3 version of this fix is visible on LCS here: LCS | AX 2012 R3 Kernel Fix KB3159596 | Handle SQL Server AlwaysOn AG failovers more transparently and gracefully https://fix.lcs.dynamics.com/Issue/Resolved?kb=3159596 For AX...

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Consider a scenario where you are running AX 2012 R3 and you want to import data from Excel files using ODBC. Having recently worked a case on this topic, I thought I’d share some of the details on how this can be set up. 1. Background The main reason we were looking into this way...

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