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Forms authentication provider stops working after applying May CU for SharePoint 2013 

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After we installed May CU for SharePoint 2013 (15.0.4823.1003) we were not able to log with Forms authentication users and the error (404) In SharePoint log we could see the error: Exception trying get context compatibility level: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: The site https://dax2012r3.contoso.com:8090/_Layouts/FormsAuth/Login.aspx could not be found in the Web application SPWebApplication Name=DynamicsFormsSTS – dax2012r3.contoso.com-8090. at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite.LookupSiteInfo(SPFarm…Read more

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AX 2012 AxUpdatePortal fails with error after about 6 minutes 

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When running the command [AxUpdatePortal -updateall -websiteurl “…” -verbose] on the EP server it sometimes happens that the execution fails with error:The operation failed to execute. Error: Microsoft Dynamics AX could not locate the Web server… In the Application event log you find a Warning with Event ID 1309 from source ASP.NET 4.0.30319.0: 3001The request…Read more

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How to update AX 2012 Enterprise Portal in a multi-server web farm 

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This is a follow-up post from my main blog on How to install AX 2012 Enterprise Portal in a multi-server web farm: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/axsupport/2015/11/09/how-to-install-ax-2012-enterprise-portal-in-a-multi-server-web-farm In this post we talk about how to UPDATE your Enterprise Portal (EP) deployed on a multi-server SharePoint 2013 web farm.   Pre-requisite: When you browse to the load balanced URL it will be resolved…Read more

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How to Install the Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal in a Load Balanced SharePoint farm in 4 simple steps 

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(Please note this article assumes you have working knowledge of SharePoint, IIS, DNS and host files) 1. Create a new Web Application on the SharePoint Central Administration Server. This Web Application URL should point to the common name or Network Load Balanced (NLB) name. After following these steps each node should be able to successfully render…Read more

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AX ReportViewer web part fails with time out after running >90 seconds 

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I recently have an incident with the same timeout error mentioned in the blog in below that customer would like to run report exceeding 4 minutes in EP. The same steps are used to extend the AsyncPostBackTimeout attribute except that AxScriptManager is searched/modified instead of ScriptManager in the master page mentioned in the blog. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/selvar/archive/2013/05/15/sharepoint-web-part-page-hosting-reportviewer-web-part-fails-with-sys-webforms-pagerequestmanagertimeoutexception-the-server-request-timed-out.aspx We…Read more

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Project Management and Service Industries Hotfixes Released in December 2014 (Part 1) 

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In this blog series I will be posting the hotfixes released for the Project Management and Accounting, as well as the Service Industries modules for Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and Dynamics AX 2012 R3 twice each month. I would like to raise visibility for customers and partners to see what’s been updated and changed, as there’s many…Read more

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Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal: How to display companies in company chooser in alphabetical order 

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  Suppose we have many companies in AX 2009 and to simplify the selection of the company list in the Enterprise portal, we can use the below code change to display the company names in an alphabetical order. This will help the AX users to save time in searching and selecting the company name.  …Read more

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Dynamics AX 2012 Enterprise Portal: range on dataSetLookup() 

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As described here Configuring the Lookup for a Data Set Field [AX 2012] you can change how lookup look like. What you can also do you can range to the lookup to show i.e. only rooms which are in service. Following X++ shows how to achieve this: void dataSetLookup(SysDataSetLookup sysDataSetLookup) { List list = new List(Types::String);…Read more

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Compatibility issues with AX 2009 Role Center and IE11 

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  Description: Internet Explorer 11 was released on the 19/11-2013 and can be downloaded with the Windows Update   Problem: Ax 2009 Role Center is not compatible with this version In the system requirements it is mentioned that we only support IE10 with Ax 2009 SP1 RU8 Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 System Requirements http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26568    …Read more

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