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Calling the find method on an AIF web service 

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The find method on an AIF service is used to retrieve a single record using one or more fields to base your query on.  It is slightly different from the Read action because the Read action returns a record but it requires the primary key be used in the query criteria for the record.  Here is a method that sets Read more

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NAV install in “another” way 

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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

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Enabling Diagnostic Tracing for Dynamics NAV Web Services 

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Dynamics NAV Services (Web and RTC) are both WCF (Windows Communication Foundation) services and the tools used to troubleshoot WCF can be used to troubleshoot your NAV Services. The steps below can be used for both the NAV RTC and NAV Web service instances. A core feature of WCF is to allow trace logging to diagnose any Read more

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Debugging AIF Web Services 

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To debug AIF web services called from .NET code use the following steps: 1.  On the AOS turn debugging on in the server configuration utility by marking the checkbox “Enable breakpoints to debug X++ code running on this server”. 2.  On the client machine turn debugging on in the client configuration utility for the Business Read more

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Time zones usage in Microsoft Dynamics NAV web services 

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In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 we have new feature named “Defining the Time Zone for Web Services“. You can read about it at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg502505.aspx . The same feature exists in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 since build 31926 with KB 2443436.  However we have few support requests when NAV developers or users don’t know Read more

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Defining the Time Zone for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Services 

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With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2, you can configure Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server to specify the time zone in which web services calls are run. You do this by configuring the WebServicesDefaultTimeZone setting in CustomSettings.config file, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server configuration file. The following table describes the possible values for the WebServicesDefaultTimeZone setting. Value Read more

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New How Do I Videos for Microsoft Dynamics NAV on MSDN 

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Announcing the next installment of new videos on MSDN. http://msdn.microsoft.com/bb629407.aspx 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

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Web services crash after first web service call 

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If you are testing out NAV Web services and find that you cannot make any calls beyond your initial and then find that the NST is no longer running, please try the following: Compile the following: Type ID Name CU 6810 EP Request Handler CU 8700 Mobile Document Dispatcher CU 99008528 BizTalk Appln. Srv. Startup Read more

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Using XMLports With Web Services 

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As a follow-up on my recent webcast (found HERE), here is the general walkthrough of how to create an XMLport and use it for sending data to NAV. First, what we want to do is create our XMLport and make sure it has the elements and values that we want. For the root element, I Read more

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Converting company names for NAV Web Services 

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A few weeks ago I saw an up tick in the number of cases having problems accessing exposed web service. Some of the problem has been because the “CRONUS USA, Inc.” company name converts to an unfamiliar “CROUNS_USA_x002C__Inc”. This will be changing in NAV 2009 SP1, but until that time it would be helpful to Read more

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