Managing a Dynamics AX 2012 implementation using Lifecycle services

OK, so you got a new assignment to implement Dynamics AX. You have heard very often everyone tell you about how important it is to focus on business issues and not product or technical issues alone. So you collect the business challenges that you can lay your hands on and let them marinate for a…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework standalone version for AX 2012 R2 without installing full CU7

We have recently released the new version for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework as part of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU7. We received lot of requests to get the new version for AX 2012 R2 (Base R2 and/or CU1, CU6, hotfixes) without taking full CU7. To make this happen, we have released…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework new version released

  We have released the new version for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework. Besides the new features we added we have also moved DIXF to Foundation as part of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU7.     What’s New :         Part of foundation layer in CU7. 150  Entitiesout of…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework (Old name – Data Migration Framework) is now available on Information source

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework     Link :- https://informationsource.dynamics.com//RFPServicesOnline/Rfpservicesonline.aspx?ToolDocName=Microsoft+Dynamics+AX+2012+Data+Import%2fExport+Framework%7cQJ4JEM76642V-8-1005   Some of the key features – 70  Entities out of the box ( 40+ new entities added) – Master Data, Reference Data, Journals, etc Support for creating custom entities using Custom entity creation wizard. Support for AX 2012 RTM, R1 and R2….

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How to handle high memory situations on your Dynamics AX AOS

This article explains a real-world approach to dealing with high memory situations in Dynamics AX. Being able to identify root cause of memory usage is obviously useful in support scenarios when there’s a memory problem in a production system, but it’s also useful in test – catch those things and identify the root causes before…


Finding the X++ stack and AX user with public symbols in AX2012

This is an extension of a series of articles I wrote some time ago for AX2009 – this just brings it up to date to do it with AX2012. This enables you to take a snapshot of your AOS and see what’s running on it – call stacks and user sessions. If you’re not familiar…


Maximum open cursors in Dynamics AX

This article is to dispel a myth about the maximum open cursors setting in Microsoft Dynamics AX. An important AOS change took place more than a year ago and awareness of it seems to be still quite low. The “you have exceeded the limit for open cursors” error message was removed from AX2009 (and AX2012)…


New IDMF v2 Beta release has been uploaded to InformationSource

We uploaded the Beta 2.0 of the of the Intelligent Data Management Framework for Dynamics AX 2012 Version 2 which holds a set of optimizations for the Fiscal Period archiving template. Please note that this version can also be used for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0.   http://informationsource.dynamics.com/rfpservicesonline/RFPSLHost.aspx#/View/ToolsDownload.xaml A few other important…

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