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How to always open the Role Center on startup 

Role Centers are role-specific home pages that provide an overview of information that pertains to a user’s job function in the business or organization. With Dynamics AX 2012, when a user logs in, the application displays the area page of the last visited module, and not the Home/Role Center page. Dynamics AX 2012 was designed this way as...Read more

How to copy Role Centres Pages for use with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal. 

The idea here is that you want to re-use the role centres page by renaming it and re-assigning it to a user profile. We were following through http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc558235(ax.50).aspx. However when trying to do this we came across a few errors. What we tried first was to duplicate the page by going to: http://servername/sites/DynamicsAx/Enterprise%20Portal/Forms/AllItems.aspx?WCMP=DMO we looked...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal installation error 

Some time ago we run into following problem. When trying to install Enterprise Portal axsetup.exe crash wile retrieving the list of the sites with following error in installation log: Message: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. FullText: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the...Read more

Kerberos authentication does not work when Enterprise Portal uses a non-standard port 

We started configuration from standard WhitePaper Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Configuring Kerberos Authentication with Role Centers However even if Kerberos and SPNs are configured correctly you can run into an authentication issue, if you have the following components running on their own server with Windows Server 2008 as the operating system: Microsoft SQL...Read more

How to add financial dimension to Dynamics AX Default cubes 

Lately we got some request regarding this subject. Unfortunately in current version the is no way to get it done automatically. The process as the cleaning cubes process is quite complex and manual. Although with help of team we managed to create attached draft document with step by step documentation how to add financial dimension...Read more

You get a Script Error when viewing Role Centers (deployed on SharePoint 2010) in a Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Client 

Consider the following scenario: – You have successfully deployed Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Role Centers and Enterprise Portal on a server running SharePoint 2010 – Your AX 2009 Application build is as per the SharePoint 2010 compatibility hotfix KB2278963 (5.0.1500.3191) or you have Hotfix Rollup 6 deployed (5.0.1500.3761).  Check the AOT -> Classes -> SysHotfixManifest...Read more

Unable to deploy AX 2009 Enterprise Portal on SharePoint 2010 even after patching setup files with hotfix 2278963 

We came across an issue recently where weren’t able to detect SharePoint 2010 installed on the system in order to deploy Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 – Role Centers and Enterprise Portal (EP): – SharePoint Server 2010 was successfully installed on a system running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard edition – We can created SharePoint web...Read more

Reporting Extensions Installation Fails to install on SQL 2008 Reporting services after applying 959494 and 957312 

We run into this problem on environment when we uninstalled SQL 2005 Reporting services and installed SQL 2008 Reporting services instead. As needed I have applied one of hotfixes 959494 or 957312 and I wanted to install Dynamics AX reporting services according to Dynamics AX Installation Guide. While I selected role “Reporting extensions” I got...Read more