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Managing network files in RTC 

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In Dynamics NAV 2009 in RTC client if you are accessing files located on network machines, these files can be accessed when each service is running on single machine, when SQL and NST are on same machine (2 tier) or each service is running on separate machine (3 tier). However when accessing such network files in (2 Read more

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Few tips about filters usage in latest Dynamics NAV RTC builds 

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I want to describe few tips about filters usage in Dynamics NAV RTC. This can be useful for users who worked with classic client and came to RTC. In Dynamics NAV Classic Client we can construct filters in filters window using following operators: ..   Range &   And |   Or <   Less than <=   Less than Read more

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E-mail logging and what to do when upgrading to a new release of Exchange Server or when moving the current Exchange Server to new hardware 

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV technical support sometimes gets involved regarding request for E-mail logging assistance after an Exchange Server was migrated from old to new hardware or when the original Exchange Server was upgraded to a later release. Starting in Exchange 2007, the underlying OS should be 64-bit which means that new hardware needs to be Read more

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Object Metadata update flow in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 

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My colleague Lars described in BLOG post “About Object Metadata, and why I can’t see object changed in RTC” and explained how to troubleshoot metadata update problems.With current post I’m trying to overview whole process and make it more clearly for all. So we have few moments I want to clarify in beginning (something like Read more

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Double impersonation within a three tier environment and the SMTP Server setup in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 

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Not that long ago I was involved with a very interesting escalation stating that it was not possible to send out E-mails via CU400 utilizing NTLM in a three tier environment with the Role Tailored Client only in an Exchange Server 2007 / 2010 environment. When using the CSIDE Client, everything worked perfectly. The cause Read more

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More How Do I Videos for Microsoft Dynamics NAV on MSDN 

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For your viewing and learning pleasure, a couple of new videos have been released and are available on MSDN. Check out the latestofferings: How Do I: Determine which granule the customer needs to use a specific function in Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 How Do I: Perform a backup of Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 Database using Read more

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Export to Excel on Dynamics NAV: RTC 

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Due to many and frequent questions on the topic of performance when exporting to MS Excel on RTC, I’ve summarized some of the answers in this blog to try and explain the impact of running MS Office automation objects on RTC . Let’s start with Stefan’s excellent blog on automation objects and considerations running server/client side: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/nav/archive/2008/12/03/automation-objects-in-microsoft-dynamics-nav-2009.aspx. As Read more

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Silent or unattended installation 

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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

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Using Standard Costs on an SKU (Stockkeeping Unit) 

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Currently, the standard cost is only SKU specific for purchased Items. In order to calculate manufacturing variances it is necessary to have the following fields, which are only present on the Item Card: Single-Level Material Cost, Single-Level Capacity Cost, Single-Level Subcontrd. Cost, Single-Level Cap. Ovhd Cost, Single-Level Mfg. Ovhd Cost. In order to handle a Read more

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New White Paper Available: Prepayments 

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For those of you considering implementing the prepayments functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a whitepaper has been released to help you sort through the scenarios the feature is designed to address. Prepayments enable you to create and post invoices for advance payments (prepayments) that your company may require before it opens a sales or purchase Read more

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