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

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...

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AX 2012 AxUpdatePortal fails with error after about 6 minutes 

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...

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

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...

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

(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...

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

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...

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Compatibility issues with AX 2009 Role Center and IE11 

  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    ...

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