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Import Symbols in New or Upgrade Databases with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 

What does upgrading databases have in common with creating new databases in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018? They do not contain symbols. More precisely, when upgrading a database from an older version to Dynamics NAV 2018, or creating a new database for the same version, it does not have any symbols automatically created or imported. If...

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Working with Mediaset References in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 

Mediaset is a new data type introduced with Dynamics NAV 2017. Read the documentation here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-nav/mediaset-data-type. When working with the Mediaset data type you might want to copy its content from one table to another table but not the same reference. If the same reference is copied through an assignment statement, any action is and will...

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Coffee Break: Monitoring and troubleshooting NAV Services, Part III – Performance troubleshooting and profiling User Activity using PowerShell 

Since the release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, tracing user activity has become a bit more complicated than it used to be in earlier versions due to the fact that unlike previously, all user connections to SQL Server are now server connections. Which makes it more difficult to trace individual user activity. But not impossible: Enabling...

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Coffee Break – Monitoring and Troubleshooting Services Part 2 

In this post, we thought we might look into how to use Windows PowerShell to work with XML data. As a user scenario, we are continuing here on our previous post, to look further into server troubleshooting possibilities. You might experience an error, warning, behavior that you want to analyze, but have no clear repro...

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Coffee Break – keeping stuff in the cloud 

In the last few Coffee Break posts we have been looking at virtual hard disks (VHDs) and virtual machines (VMs). Now let’s combine the two in the cloud. Coffee Break 11 – Provisioning – Using Microsoft Azure storage to keep VHDs and other useful stuff in the cloud Provisioning a new instance of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is like...

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