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Announcing new LCS feature – Latest Kernels 

Installing the latest AX kernel version has the advantage of improving the quality and stability of the product because the kernel bundles all fixes checked in up to the release date. Until recently, finding the latest AX kernel version required searching for hot-fixes to specific problems and installing the corresponding KB package. The new feature...

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FAQ: Microsoft Dynamics AX Kernel Hotfixes 

This blog article attempts to address some of the questions we are commonly asked relating to kernel hotfixes. It is primarily written for AX 2012, R2 and R3 but many of the concepts are relevant to previous versions. It briefly covers the other types of AX hotfix but this is primarily to illustrate what a kernel hotfix is and how it differs from the other...

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Overview of Microsoft Dynamics AX build numbers 

For newer versions click here -> Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations builds Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3     (Roadmap survey) Version Build Availability Download link Recent kernel build 6.3.6000.8144 28 Feb 2019 KB4492767 February 2019 Update 6.3.6000.8149 20 Apr 2019 Feb 2019 Release Cumulative Update 13 6.3.6000.149* 13 Sep 2017 KB4032175 Cumulative Update 12 6.3.5000.138*...

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Finding the X++ call stack that caused a crash 

This post explains how to find the X++ call stack that caused an AOS crash – before reaching this stage you need to first have captured a memory dump, and then set up WinDbg ready to do some analysis, we have posts which explain both of those steps: Capturing memory dumps: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/emeadaxsupport/archive/2010/05/12/possibilities-to-create-memory-dumps-from-crashing-processes.aspx Setting up WinDbg:...

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Finding the AX user that caused an AOS crash 

This post explains how to find the ax user that caused an AOS crash – before reaching this stage you need to first have captured a memory dump, and then set up WinDbg ready to do some analysis, we have posts which explain both of those steps: Capturing memory dumps: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/emeadaxsupport/archive/2010/05/12/possibilities-to-create-memory-dumps-from-crashing-processes.aspx Setting up WinDbg:  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/emeadaxsupport/archive/2011/04/10/setting-up-windbg-and-using-symbols.aspx...

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Setting up WinDbg and Using Symbols 

Once you have collected a dump file, to analyse it you need to use a tool called WinDbg. In this post I am going to explain how to set up WinDbg so it’s ready to debug a memory dump taken from a Dynamics AX process. If you’re not sure how to create a dump file,...

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Can I install just the kernel part of a rollup 

Yes you can. It is perfectly acceptable (and supported) to install just the kernel part of a rollup, so you can for example have your application version on 5.0.1000.52 (original SP1) or perhaps 5.0.1500.2985 (rollup 5) and have the kernel version on anything above 5.0.1000.52, such as 5.0.1500.3761 (rollup 6), or maybe something even newer!...

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User form is only displaying one record after applying a kernel hotfix or Rollup for Microsoft Dynamics AX. 

You may experience odd behavior in different Microsoft Dynamics AX forms when there are major version mismatches between the client and AOS server builds. Best Practices ·       Verify that all of your Microsoft Dynamics AX components are on the same build.  Doing so helps maintain stability of the system and prevents client / server calls...

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