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Check AOS event logs and SQL Server error logs for key messages using DynamicsPerf 

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As part of general monitoring of Dynamics AX overall system health and/or troubleshooting, you’ll want to check the Windows event logs in your AOS server(s) and SQL Server error logs. If you have DynamicsPerf (Performance Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics) installed, you can quickly check for key messages and if necessary, export and move them all…Read more

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DIXF – Importing data using Excel and ODBC 

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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

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Dynamics Online Payment Services – Common errors and troubleshooting steps 

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We are continuing to see a reoccurrence of very similar error messages when using Dynamics Online Payment Services (DOPS) with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and 2012. The resolutions normally deal with the setup and configuration of either AX or DOPS. This blog is intended to cover some of the common errors encountered with the resolutions…Read more

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

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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

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DIXF – Importing Data – How to establish which rows you need to look at when you aren’t able to import every row in your input file 

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Consider a scenario where you are importing a lot of data using DIXF, but one or more of the rows in the input file contain “bad data” that result in some rows not being imported OK into your staging table. How do you establish which rows are the problem, so that you can correct them?…Read more

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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. 

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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

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Problem in Cumulative Update 19 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 

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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

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