Management Reporter Version/Feature/ERP Compatibility Overview

The quarterly RU/CU releases of Management Reporter, over the last five(5) years have introduced many new features and supported scenarios. To help you and your team, the MR Program Management and Customer Service teams have created a summary cheat sheet that covers what version contains a feature a customer is interested in and the Dynamics…

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Management Reporter 2012 CU16 +HFs is now available!

Management Reporter 2012 CU16 has been posted for download. This release includes the ability to use Management Reporter over HTTPS, and includes several quality fixes as well. NOTE:   CU16 will be the last formal CU release for Management Reporter 2012 for Dynamics AX 2012.   Here’s a summary of the new Management Reporter CU16 features: HTTPS…


High Availability best practices for Dynamics AX 2012

In this blog post, I would like to summarize the best practices to ensure High Availability (HA) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This has been a critical subject for many customers because Dynamics AX is a mission-critical business application meaning that any downtime impacting end users will result in financial loss. Business continuity doesn’t come for…


How to change your Management Reporter Data Mart scheduling for Dynamics AX 2012

In this blog post, I would like to explain how you can view and edit the frequency of the Management Reporter Data Mart. The Data Mart is basically the data provider to integrate information from Dynamics AX operational database. During the installation of Management Reporter, new databases are created [ManagementReporter] and [ManagementReporterDM]. The frequencies of the…


Resetting the Management Reporter 2012 data mart (with CU15+ via Powershell)

The release of Management Reporter 2012 CU15 has delivered a new way to reset (rebuild) the Management Reporter 2012 data mart using Powershell.   Please refer to the steps below as a guideline on how to leverage this new data mart reset process: 1. Before starting, make a backup of the ManagementReporter and data mart…


Management Reporter 2012 (AX 2012) vs Financial Reporting (Dynamics 365 for Operations) FAQ

Recently we had the privilege of sitting down with one of our partners to discuss the new Financial Reporting functionality in Dynamics 365 for Operations (aka Management Reporter for AX 2012). Although the name has changed in Dynamics 365 for Operations, the core of its purpose and functionality remains intact.  However, during our review, questions did surface pertaining…

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Management Reporter 2012 CU15 (+Hotfixes 1-4) now available!

Management Reporter 2012 CU15 RTM (version 2.12.15001.56) and CU15 Hotfixes (1-4) have been formally released and ready for customers to download.   CU15 contains the following functional enhancements: Improved responsiveness in the Web Viewer A Search bar enhancement is now part of the Web Viewer giving you the ability to search through the current level of the report…


Management Reporter 2012 CU14 is now available!

Management Reporter 2012 CU14 RTM (version 2.12.14001.45) has been formally released and ready for customers to download.   CU14 contains the following functional enhancements: Report Options for Web Viewer (DDM only): Change Period and re-generate report from Web Viewer Keyboard accessibility for Drill to Dynamics (see below for more details)** Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 enhancements for budget…


Management Reporter 2012 CU13 for Dynamics AX 2012 is now available!

A critical issue was found in CU13 that could impact any customer setting up a new Management Reporter installation and using SQL authentication. The original installation files have been removed from CustomerSource and a new set of installation files have been posted. The re-release also contains the hotfix for the web viewer scroll bar missing….

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Management Reporter 2012 CU12 for Dynamics AX 2012 is now available

Management Reporter 2012 CU12 RTM (version 2.1.12000.26) has been formally released and ready for customers to download. Please NOTE that this is a Quality Release(QR) focusing on bug fixes only.   CU12 contains all of the enhancements and bug fixes from CU11 Hotfixes 1-4, including: Indication of currently active reporting tree node Added the ability to use…