Intercompany Financial Statements in standard Ax 2009?

We can generate intercompany financial statements, invoice accounts reports (ledger), payment account reports (ledger), and bank account (ledger) reports in standard Ax 2009. It really depends on the design of Chart of Accounts. Please find the following details of navigation and overview of information to setup.   Navigation paths & Overview of Financial Statement: Dimension…


Optimizing AX Batch Performance – Batch Group Configuration

 Are you pushing a lot of transactions through the AX batch framework?  Are you wondering if you’ve optimized the system for your workload? We recently did some testing in our lab to illustrate some of the performance and concurrency characteristics of the AX 2009 batch framework. Our goal was to show the impact of two…

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Dynamics AX Tracing (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series, we covered the basic prerequisites of taking a trace. In this post I’m going to cover some best practices around capturing trace data and how to troubleshoot some common issues that may prevent trace files from being created. The steps below apply to both Dynamics AX 2009 and Dynamics…

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Convergence 2011 – Coming Very Soon

We’re less than four weeks away from Convergence 2011 – it is coming up quick.  Convergence 2011 will be held in Atlanta this year at the Atlanta Convention Center from Sun, April 10- Wed, April 13.  Dynamics AX will be featured in well over 70 sessions covering topics across AX 2009 and the forthcoming AX 2012…


Capture Database Blocking with Performance Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics

Performance Analyzer 1.0 for Microsoft Dynamics is the tool used by Microsoft Dynamics support, Premier Field Engineers, and product team members to diagnose performance issues with Dynamics products. The following is a step-by-step guide to capturing blocking information with this toolset on your SQL Server environment.  This tool will capture blocking information for any SQL…

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Dynamics AX Event IDs

Recently a fellow PFE compiled a list of the AX Event IDs with their description and a possible action. This post is intended to give end users a better idea of the messages generated by the AOS service within the Application Event Log within the Windows Event Viewer. If you are receiving messages, it may…


Setting up Performance Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics

Performance Analyzer 1.0 for Microsoft Dynamics is the tool used by Microsoft Dynamics support, Premier Field Engineers, and product team members to diagnose performance issues with Dynamics products.  The following is a step-by-step guide to installing this toolset on your SQL Server environment. This tool is delivered as a SQL Server solution file and can…

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Inventory Costing in AX 2009

I wanted to explore some scenarios that illustrate a few important concepts related to inventory costing– look at differences between physical and financial inventory, and how this affects inventory values. Please reply to the post if you have questions or comments, or if you are interested in additional posts on this topic. This is not intended…

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Database Mirroring with Dynamics AX

Is the AOS a “mirror aware” service? If so, what’s the user experience when a failover happens? These are two of the questions I recently received from a customer as they were planning their database high availability solution.  When it comes to database high availability for Dynamics AX, a SQL cluster is by far the most…

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Degraded Performance on Dynamics AX and the SQL Server TokenAndPermUserStore

[Ed. Note – this is a repost of an article Michael DeVoe posted to the NAV Team blog, but it applies equally to Dynamics AX] I recently came across an issue with a large Dynamics ERP customer where queries were becoming slower over time, and blocking significantly increased.  After going through the normal troubleshooting activities,…

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