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Control Add-In dll’s files in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 

With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 there comes one feature in Add-In files area – you do not need manually to copy add-in dll to client: when client doesn’t find it, NAV copies add-in from server. It is very good: If you’ve installed NAV client on some computer, you don’t care about all add-ins, when user...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 SharePoint client installation moments 

Just few words about Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework installation. Really installation is simple and straight forward. Usually just click setup.exe on installation DVD, choose install SharePoint portal framework, set few parameters and next,next, next… Simplest scenario described at How to install framework on multiple computers described at And usually everything goes OK...Read more

How to have few Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 services on the same server 

Sometimes we need to have few Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 services connected to different SQL databases but running on the same server. Let us say few developers are working on different databases and want to see how RTC works with their customizations. Or maybe we want to compare how different RTC versions/builds work and want...Read more

Manually restoring the NAV 2013 Demo Database 

With the release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, there are some new procedures for restoring the demo database manually.  I have outlined the necessary steps below. 1)    From within the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, restore the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 demo database from the installation media (..\SQLDemoDatabase\CommonAppData\Microsoft\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\70\Database). 2)    To restore the database from...Read more

Installing NAV 2009 R2 without Active Directory 

Normally you need to have an Active directory server running to use multi-tier of NAV 2009 R2. But in some cases this is not possible or existing. In NAV 2009 R2 we got an new configuration option called ClientCredentialType that is meant to be used over WAN. But I will in this blog post show...Read more

Silent or unattended installation 

What is silent or unattended installationSimply said silent install is installation without any UI. In this case it’s about how to run “setup.exe” in silent mode. It’s recommended that you only run “setup.exe” when you install a new NAV installation, because the installer have been tested by them using this procedure only. So by that...Read more

NAV install in “another” way 

Last time i published this article i received many claims as compliment too. Claims about “NAV doesn’t work after this installation” and compliments about “this is very good for test or dev environment installation”. So after one claim i removed article, and now added again (with minor modifications), but now mentioning in the begin: this article purpose...Read more

New How Do I Videos for Microsoft Dynamics NAV on MSDN 

Announcing the next installment of new videos on MSDN. These videos target the developer audience for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. The new offerings are: Multiple Web Service Instances in NAV 2009 Delegation with Three Tier Installation in NAV 2009 More videos are in the works and will target both the platform and the application,...Read more

New Training Titles Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 

The following training titles have been released  and are available on PartnerSource and CustomerSource (log-in required): What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics® NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 – Application: A one-day instructor-led training (ILT) course that provides students with the knowledge and skills to recognize the key differences in the application features for Microsoft Dynamics NAV...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 installation moment… 

Recently i met customer problem where NAV 2009 SP1 components didn’t work after “correct installation”. Problem is: customer installs NAV 2009 SP1 components by run msi file – for example “Microsoft Dynamics NAV SDK.msi”. But this way doesn’t install “Prerequisite Components” needed by NAV 2009 SP1. And it could be these installed NAV components will not...Read more

Dynamics NAV RTC hangs when previewing/printing reports 

Problem:When previewing a report you only getting a small window in upper left corner with only a text string with the name for the report and the rest blank. When I trying to close this window, you get an error message: “Errors exist. Do you want to discard changes?” (Y/N). Pressing Yes, hangs and close...Read more

Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 

The Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 is a tool for identifying issues that can prevent you from successfully deploying a three-tier environment of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. Three-tier environment deployments can be challenging because they often require additional domain administration tasks. The Best Practices Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 queries various...Read more