Microsoft Dynamics AX Support

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How to use DIXF to import an Inventory counting journal into AX 2012 from an Excel source file

I have recently worked with customers whom are using DIXF to import Inventory counting journals into AX 2012 as part of their monthly Inventory counts. As a result of this, I documented an example of how you can use DIXF to import an Inventory counting journal into AX 2012. NOTE:  In this example, the items… Read more

How to configure Bulk items into a Formula for a Packed Item and have MRP generate Planned orders for both

I’ve recently worked with customers whom are attempting to create Bulk item conversions into the Formula configuration for a Packed Item and have MRP have the capability to generate Planned Orders for both the Pack and the Bulk Item. As a result of this, I’ve documented the overall setup\configuration, as an example, in order to… Read more

Serialising containers in X++

A problem I’ve hit a few times during troubleshooting is transferring containers from one environment to another. Importing a whole 100GB database to be able to access the results of a report packed into a 20MB container seems like a bit of an overkill. So, a natural idea would be to save the container to… Read more

Check AOS event logs and SQL Server error logs for key messages using DynamicsPerf

As part of general monitoring of Dynamics AX overall system health and/or troubleshooting, you’ll want to check the Windows event logs in your AOS server(s) and SQL Server error logs. If you have DynamicsPerf (Performance Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics) installed, you can quickly check for key messages and if necessary, export and move them all… Read more

Microsoft Dynamics AX (7) error when running bank reconciliation

You can get error “Cannot create a record in Open bank document (BankReconciliationDocumentOpenTmp). The record already exists” while running advanced bank reconciliation journal on Microsoft Dynamics AX (7). To fix this error you need to install application hotfix KB3170675… Read more

CSS Global support incident closure procedure for AX2012 cases involving external hotfix release

Process: Support case will be archived for AX2012 incidents involving a hotfix at the time bug information is available in Lifecycle Services (LCS) Example: AX2012 support case created Case is researched and found a code change is required by Microsoft Hotfix request is created Hotfix request is triaged and accepted, hotfix request is in an active state… Read more

Speed up Master plan when you have large number of inactive items

Did you ever wonder why Master planning takes so much time processing hundreds of thousands of items, while you only have demand for a fraction of these items? We recognized this with several customers which had around a million items. The majority of the items were simply required in their system to allow looking up… Read more

Cannot select Category for condition in the purchase requisition workflow

We got a couple of issues when on the purchase requisition workflow how the [Purchase Requisition Lines.Category] is evaluated in workflow conditional statements. While we expect to see it like that: And when you clicked on Enter a value you were able to drill back and select a record from the hierarchy. While it is… Read more

LCS Diagnostics – August LCS Release

The August LCS release included an update to the LCS system diagnostic setup wizard package. If you are experiencing issues with installing the Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services System diagnostics in the last couple of month, you’ll want to download the most recent version to reinstall. The steps for uninstalling the Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services System… Read more