The AIF processing services used by each of the AIF adapters in AX 2009

The Application Integration Framework (AIF) uses a set of services to asynchronously process inbound and outbound documents: AifGatewayReceiveService – Communicates with the file or msmq adapter and receives messages from an inbound location (e.g., Inbound folder) and bringing them into the AIF queue AifInboundProcessingService – Takes the inbound messages from the AIF queue or the…


Currency Round-off and Maximum Penny Difference

Knowledge Base article 923022 explains when the penny difference account is used in Dynamics AX. I was recently asked how this works in connection with the maximum penny difference setting in GL Parameters. In this post, I have used the example provided in the mentioned article to illustrate how the two settings work together. When…

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Logon Dialog Box when Launching a Reporting Services Report from AX.

I was recently working with a Dynamics AX 2009 customer who had Enterprise Portal and SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services installed on the same server – a fairly common configuration. Everything worked great except that they were encountering a barrage of logon dialog boxes each time they launched a Reporting Services report from the…

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How Preallocated Number Sequences are Cached in AX

Number sequences handle automatic allocation of voucher numbers, invoice numbers, and journal numbers used by Microsoft Dynamics AX. You can set the allocation to be Continuous, or Preallocate a block of numbers. When using Continuous, gaps are not allowed, so a trip to the database is needed to get the next number.    When preallocating, a block…

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