Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Using Microsoft Dynamics NAV on Windows, iOS, and Android 

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Here is some insight into Dynamics NAV’s upcoming support for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, iOS, and Android. Windows 10 We’ve added support for Windows 10 Creators Update released in 2017 and are preparing for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. We’ve also thrown in support for some interesting Windows features and devices – keep…Read more

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Free Wheeling with some Summer Fun Coding Ideas 

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6. Create the Next Big App: Webcast Series: Start from a scenario relevant to you – mobile and Sharepoint apps, Facebook promos, Access databases, and see how cloud addresses relevant gaps. 7. Combining Public and Private Clouds into Useful Hybrids: – Watch David Chou’s TechEd session about the widely discussed “hybrid” approach – solutions spanning…Read more

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Printer name is invalid error when printing a report 

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We came across an issue where we got the following error when trying to open or print a report: OpenPrinter_1: rc:0 lastError:1801(0x709) The printer name is invalid. The printer was installed on the domain server and when checking the printer name we could verify that the printer name doesn’t include illegal characters as “\” or “,”. Finally…Read more

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Windows Azure, the First Cloud OS 

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Award winning developer James Downey shares with us his impressions of Microsoft Windows Azure Platform. It’s funny that so much literature in IT trade magazines depicts Microsoft as the aging champion of on-premise software, struggling in vain to hold back the tide of younger, more nimble cloud players of the likes of Google and Salesforce.com. Perhaps a…Read more

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How does the Dynamics AX Setup detect existing AOS Instances? 

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The Dynamics AX Setup process involves several components. There is the Setup.exe, the AxSetup.exe and several MSI files (which are Windows Installer Packages). The Setup.exe that is launched usually from the Dynamics AX DVD is extracting the AxSetup.exe to the local Temp folder and executes it. The AxSetup.exe is the typical Setup User Interface you…Read more

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Possibilities to create Memory Dumps from crashing processes 

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Sometimes it happens that during regular operation the Dynamics AX Application Object Server (AOS) is suffering from an abnormal program termination, which is better know as a crash. Users connected with the Dynamics AX Client to the affected AOS Instance are noticing such an issue very soon as they get disconnected from the AOS. In…Read more

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Deploy Windows 7 security solutions with the new Security Compliance Manager 

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This new download on TechNet caught my eye the other day: The Security Compliance Manager provides centralized security baseline management features, a baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and security baseline export flexibility to accelerate your organization’s ability to efficiently manage the security and compliance process for the most widely used Microsoft technologies. Take advantage of the…Read more

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The installation of the Dynamics AX 2009 AOS can fail with the Internal Error 2769 

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We recently saw more and more users running into the situation that the installation of the Dynamics AX 2009 Application Object Server is failing. The log file that is created during the installation showed the following information: MSI (s) (FC:9C) [18:26:21:017]: Leaked MSIHANDLE (6) of type 790531 for thread 4888 MSI (s) (FC:9C) [18:26:21:017]: Note:…Read more

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Kerberos authentication issues in a multi server environment affecting only the KPI web part 

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When you are setting up Dynamics AX 2009 Role Center and Enterprise Portal in a multi server environment where each component is running on Windows Server 2008 you may get confronted with an authentication issue. The base requirement for a multi server scenario to work is to use Kerberos authentication and configuring Service Principle Names…Read more

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Issue selecting items from Combo Boxes when the Dynamics AX Client is running as RemoteApp 

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Windows Server 2008 introduces a nice feature for the Terminal Services that is called RemoteApp. RemoteApp programs are accessed remotely through Terminal Services and appear as if they are running on the local computer. The RemoteApp is integrated on the client PC’s desktop, running in its own resizable window and showing up in the taskbar….Read more

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Error executing code: The method has been called with an invalid number of parameters. 

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One of the great features of Dynamics AX is the rich integration with other applications or services. The Dynamics AX client is for example exchanging data with Microsoft Office applications like Microsoft Office Excel or Microsoft Office Outlook. Some of these interactions are performed using COM. When the Dynamics AX Client is using COM for…Read more

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