AX Performance Monitor 101 – Tips and tricks to deal with performance counter files

In my previous blog post, I explained how to setup Performance Monitor (PerfMon) to proactively capture performance data while cleaning old files to keep disk space under control. This is, let’s say, our ideal scenario, but sometimes setup is not that specific and we need to deal with suboptimal files that contains the performance data…


Microsoft Connect Has Been Retired, how to find Dynamics downloads

Microsoft Connect has been retired in favor of new tools and services to engage with Microsoft. If you are a member of an active Connect program, you should have received information on how to continue your engagement with these new platforms, including some that are related with Dynamics products: Microsoft Dynamics 365 The Dynamics 365…


Embedded Power BI: Interactive integration with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Introduction In this blog post we’ll look at the integration between Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations and its embedded Power BI reports, specifically regarding drill-through and callbacks from Power BI to AX. Note This post will not cover authoring, embedding and securing the reports. This is not intended as full documentation of this feature,…


Embrace the extensions mindset with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

A couple of weeks ago, we launched the last platform update 10 (August 2017) for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition and, as in almost every release, there were changes regarding the Application Extensibility Plans. A lot of effort is being invested in the journey to a non-intrusive way to extend the application, and it…


What’s new or changed in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition platform update 10 (August 2017)

A new platform version for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition has been released. To get more information about hotfixes included in this version (7.0.4641.16233 or August 2017 release), please view the KB article in Lifecycle Services (LCS). It’s interesting to note the new support for keyboard shortcut sequences in the browser client. The…


Public Readiness for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition

Hi all, Please find below all public information related to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.  [last update 19/01/2018] Product information Roadmap and Update Policy Service Level Agreement Dynamics 365 Documentations and public Wiki site Product availability white paper, Localization portal and Localization per countries Trust Center for Dynamics 365: compliance, security, Privacy and transparency. Experience Dynamics…


How to analyze live performance issues with Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition

Back in July, I posted a step by step flow to troubleshoot performance issues on Dynamics AX 2012.  Today I would like to share the same list but this time for the latest release of Dynamics AX available on Microsoft Azure through Lifecycle Services. Because the new Dynamics AX is running as a Cloud Service managed by Microsoft, it means…

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