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Dynamics AX 2012 EP: Problem with installing Enterprise Portal ” User cannot be found.” 

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Couple of times we saw the issue while running axsetup.exe to install Enterprise Portal that is failing with error: Entering function CurrentUserAlias Leaving function CurrentUserAlias Creating new Enterprise Portal Site with following the parameters:\n URL: http://daxtstep.exnet.sas.com/sites/DynamicsAx\n Title: EP Site\n LCID: 1033\n OwnerLogin: CARYNT\spdax Administration Web Service URL: http://daxextst01:10000/_layouts/ep/WSSAdmin.asmx An error occured while Setup was creating Read more

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How to Change the Business Connector Account after Enterprise Portal is Already Installed 

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Here are the steps and actions needed to change the Business Connector Proxy account in Microsoft Dynamics AX after you have EP installed, and SSRS and SSAS configured for EP. Change the Business Connector Proxy account inMicrosoft Dynamics AX by going to System Administration, click Setup, click System, and then click System service account.  Enter your Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Form based Authentication provider has wrong connection string when the aspnetdb is created on a separate server. 

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(Article updated 09/05/2013 –anup shah. The new updated “Deploy an Enterprise Portal site that uses forms-based authentication [AX 2012]” article 12 April 2013 is available at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh575253.aspx) You may run into the following issue if you were following the Flexible Authentication in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 that was created prior to April 2013 when you Read more

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Frequently asked questions about customizing Help (FAQ) 

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Are there any resources about developing and customizing help? Help system development information is on MSDN. Especially useful topics include: Authoring Help Documents Walkthrough: Creating Help Documentation How to: Create a Help Document using a Template How to: Create Table of Contents Entries How to: Add Folders to the Help Server How to: Publish a Read more

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How to edit the master page of Enterprise Portal for Microsoft AX 2009 when using SharePoint 2010 

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Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal was designed with templates compatible with SharePoint 2007, and they are in this compatible mode in SharePoint 2010. Hence not all features are compatible for example with SharePoint Designer. Hence you are unable to edit the master page using this tool. Even if you could edit the master page using the SharePoint Read more

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When deploying reports to a SQL Reporting Instance using a host header/clustered NLB hostname you get an error – The network path was not found 

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We recently came across an issue where we are trying to use a Network Load Balanced SQL Reporting instances and hence we are using a clustered hostname, a host header. This issue is not specific to using NLB, but specific to using a host header. In your SQL Server Reporting Configuration, if you specify a Read more

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Resource pages for AX Topics 

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We’ve recently created several resource pages for different AX topics like SSRS integrations, Invoice settlements, discounts and reversals, Enterprise Portal, and Workflow.  The resource pages are a place where you can find lots of information on the particular topic the page covers.  If these sound interesting to you have a look here: http://community.dynamics.com/product/ax/axtechnical/b/axresources/default.aspx Read more

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