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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...Read more

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...Read more

Warning when installing AX 2012 R3 Application hotfix: The model store you selected requires a newer version of the installer than the one you’re using. 

Scenario: When you try to install a single Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Application hotfix you may sometime experience the following warning; and installation will not proceed further: The model store you selected requires a newer version of the installer than the one you’re using.  The latest version of the update installer can be downloaded from...Read more

Problem in Cumulative Update 19 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 

Because of an inconvenient change of data schema in the application, the application bits are excluded from Cumulative Update 19 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2. A new release of CU 19 without application bits was released today, May 28. For more information, see Cumulative Update 19 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 has been released.  ...Read more