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

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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Technical reference reports have been released for 7.3 

Updated technical reference reports have been released for Finance and Operations version 7.3: https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/AX/downloads/reports/axtechrefrep The reports included in the download are: Aggregate measures​ Aggregate data entities​ Configuration key groups Configuration keys Data entities Data entity fields Key performance indicators (KPIs) License codes Menu items Menu items, license codes, and configuration keys SQL Server Reporting Services...

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DIXF – Importing data using Excel and ODBC 

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

Consider a scenario where you are importing data using DIXF, and you get an error when you try to “Preview source file”. 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 could be due to the service endpoint binding not using the...

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