Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Update for our customers using Russian payroll capabilities of Dynamics AX 2012 R3 

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We have made the decision not to invest in transitioning the Russian payroll capabilities in Dynamics AX 2012 R3 over to Dynamics 365. However, we’ll continue to support existing Russian payroll capabilities for organizations on an Enhancement Plan during the mainstream support and extended support through October 12, 2021 and January 10, 2023, respectively. For…Read more

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Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

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Didn’t you wish there was some expert that would just explain how to use Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technologies? Purvin Patel brings his firehose of information to the community every Monday at 10am (Pacific) as part of a weekly webinar series.  You should expect deep dives, special guests, MVPs talking about cool things they…Read more

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Using Azure Active Directory groups to manage a user’s app and data access 

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Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x Applies to Common Data Service The administration of app and data access for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement and Common Data Service has been extended to allow administrators to use their organization’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) groups to manage access rights for licensed…Read more

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[AX2012] [Workflow approval via email] Migrate from ACS to SAS – troubleshooting 

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Latest whitepaper & mobile connector downloading address – https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/AX/news-events/news/MSDYN_MobileAppsAX When you migrate from ACS to SAS, you only need complete below 4 tasks listed in Appendix F: Apply the 2018 update to migrate from ACS to SAS. 1 Follow the steps in Appendix A: Create a new Service Bus namespace to create a new SAS…Read more

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PL – Retail – Advance invoices for prepayments in retail 

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Hello, The hotfix KB 3034468 released for this feature ‘Advance invoices for prepayments in retail ‘. The link to LCS: https://fix.lcs.dynamics.com/issue/results/?q=3034468 This feature is based on the regular Polish functionality of advance invoices in AX and extends the functionality to process advance invoices when a Customer order Deposit is registered in POS or a final…Read more

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IDMF – Configuration Setting – UpdateMasterSyncTablesPostMetaDataSync 

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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…Read more

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Need a model for retail’s digital transformation? Follow Hickory Farms’ lead 

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Few retailers have stood the test of time like Hickory Farms. For generations of families in the U.S. and Canada, including mine, Hickory Farms invokes memories of holiday gift baskets brimming with specialty meats, gourmet cheeses, and festive treats. And no family trip to the mall was complete without a stop at the Hickory Farms…Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 content is now live on docs.microsoft.com! 

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We’ve migrated the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 content that was previously hosted on TechNet and MSDN to doc.microsoft.com: Application User/IT Pro content: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamicsax-2012/appuser-itpro/   Developer content: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamicsax-2012/developer/ Existing links to the content are being redirected. The content is open for comments and edits, with the exception of the reference content….Read more

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Dynamics AX 2012 Reporting: Error “Client found response content type of ”, but expected ‘text/xml'” when running a report based on cubes 

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You may run into this error running OLAP reports on a SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services instance on which the ENU\x86\SQL_AS_ADOMD.msi component from the Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP1 Feature Pack was not installed. SYMPTOMS: When running the report in AX 2012 client you will see this error in the info log: “Client found response…Read more

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LCS Service Degradation Restored | Unable to Access AX 2012 Projects 

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More Info:  Impacted users may have received an error message stating, “VOICE EXPIRED.” Final Status: After further review of the error logs, we identified a configuration error that occurred after a recent deployment. We updated the affected infrastructure, restoring the ability to access AX 2012 projects. Update 3: We are continuing to collect logs and…Read more

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DIXF on SQL 2014 – Cannot Preview source file – CommunicationException – An error occurred while receiving the HTTP response from DMFServiceHelper.svc 

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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…Read more

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LCS Service Degradation Restored | Unable to view Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 projects 

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User Experience: LCS users may have been unable to view their AX 2012 projects Final Status: We determined that the authentication errors were triggered when the service responsible for viewing AX 2012 projects attempted to connect to a group of servers that were in an unhealthy state. We restarted the impacted servers, restoring functionality. Update…Read more

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