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Renew Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Certificate on Dev Machine

This was a internal request from support team to quickly fix the certificate expire issue. I would like to post it here in case you need it. Please note this should only apply to your Dev VHD, and strongly recommand you create a checkpoint before proceed. Symptom: You will get error 503 when trying to… Read more

Extending the Extended Logon functionality for MPOS and Cloud POS

Included in MPOS and CPOS are two methods for extended logon functionality: logging in by scanning a barcode or by swiping a card with a magnetic stripe reader (MSR). Setup for these are described here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/retail/extended-logon. One shortcoming of the out-of-the-box functionality, however, is that each of these methods only allows for five significant digits… Read more

Inspecting a D365FO Meta Data Hotfix Content

In this article, you will find detailed instructions, on how to inspect content of a D365FO meta data hotfix. The article describes a manual approach as well as running PowerShell scripts to extract the underlying dependencies of hotfixes and affected objects. All descriptions are in attached “Inspecting a D365FO Meta Data Hotfix Content.docx” document. Inspecting-a-D365FO-Meta-Data-Hotfix-Content2… Read more

Potential issues when installing 8.0.4 on the Tier II sandbox environment

When installing cumulative update on 8.0.4 on Tier II sandbox environment you may experience the error: “The running command stopped because the preference variable “ErrorActionPreference” or common parameter is set to Stop: Unable to resolve dependency ‘dynamicsax-applicationfoundationformadaptor’.” This due to the fact that there is a X++ code released in Demodatasuite model where we changed… Read more

How to reset approved expense report document back to draft status in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

How to reset approved expense report document back to draft status in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations New functionality is added to provide the ability to reset approved expense report document back to draft status. This is available in App8.0+ version. There was a hotfix for App7.2 and App7.3. Here is the recommendation for… Read more

PL – Retail – Advance invoices for prepayments in retail

Hello, The hotfix KB 3034468 released for this feature ‘Advance invoices for prepayments in retail ‘. The link to LCS: https://fix.lcs.dynamics.com/issue/results/?q=3034468 This feature is based on the regular Polish functionality of advance invoices in AX and extends the functionality to process advance invoices when a Customer order Deposit is registered in POS or a final… Read more

Setup for sales tax which should be used when ‘Price include sales tax’ is enabled on a Store

Hello, If you have any issues regarding sales tax (net amount) rounding between Retail store transactions and posted sales invoice voucher transactions, you should check at first Sales tax setup. The recommended setup for sales tax which should be used when ‘Price include sales tax’ is enabled on a Store. ‘Marginal base’ to set up… Read more

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations – Things to consider when exporting data to BYOD

I’ve worked on some cases related to Data Management exports to BYOD recently and I thought I would share some observations on things you should consider when exporting data to BYOD. This blog post is not meant to serve as a comprehensive document outlining how the process works, but rather to raise awareness of the… Read more

IDMF – Configuration Setting – UpdateMasterSyncTablesPostMetaDataSync

Consider a scenario where you are using IDMF 2.0, and you find that after each IDMF Metadata sync the Master table list gets refreshed and you then have to manually sort out the list each time by unchecking/checking tables as Master tables. Well, there’s a simple way to change that default behaviour: 1. Update AXDataManagementSchedulerService.exe.config… Read more

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 content is now live on docs.microsoft.com!

We’ve migrated the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 content that was previously hosted on TechNet and MSDN to doc.microsoft.com: Application User/IT Pro content: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamicsax-2012/appuser-itpro/   Developer content: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamicsax-2012/developer/ Existing links to the content are being redirected. The content is open for comments and edits, with the exception of the reference content…. Read more