Microsoft Dynamics AX Support

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Reminder: Microsoft Dynamics Online Payment Services will be discontinued on Dec 31, 2017

This is a reminder that as of the end of the day on December 31, 2017, Microsoft Dynamics Online Payment Services (DOPS) will be discontinued and you will no longer be able to process payments through the service.  Please ensure that you are on track to implement an alternative solution well ahead of time and… Read more

AX for Retail: Modern POS Custom Labels and Strings

This is a follow-up to a previous article I wrote about modifying labels and strings in Enterprise POS.  The process is similar in Modern POS (MPOS) and Cloud POS (CPOS) but different enough that a new article is warranted.  Additionally, since that article was written we have added a couple tools to make this more… Read more

AX for Retail – How to clear a stuck transaction in the MPOS cart

There have been a few instances where MPOS crashes while processing a transaction or the RTS times out saving a customer order.  In normal circumstances, this transaction persists in the cart when you log into MPOS again so that you can complete the transaction.  But it is possible that you may run into an instance… Read more

Retail discount calculations – Performance vs Best price

With the increased usage of the number of Retail discounts associated to items coupled with the trade agreements and affiliations, the Pricing engine has seen significant performance issues attempting to process the best discount.  This performance degradation increases as more items are added to an order due to the proportionately increasing number of discounts needing to… Read more

Retail Discount Concurrency Modes

When configuring discounts and setting the Discount concurrency mode, you have the option to choose Exclusive, Best price, or Compounded.  The question presented when ringing up POS transactions is which one takes precedence when you have multiple discounts that are applicable to the same sale?  This article will provide you with a brief explanation on the… Read more

Sending email receipts from Retail MPOS Transactions (AX 2012)

MPOS has the ability to send receipt emails in real-time.  This utilizes the RTS to call directly back to AX to send the email at the time of the transaction.  This is unlike EPOS where the posting of the transactions via statement posting process is required before the email can be sent.  EPOS has not… Read more

Sales order refunds for credit card payments

  Processing refunds can be a very simple and easy task, a customer returns an item that they do not want and you refund the money they paid for it right? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple as you also need to take into consideration partial returns, taxes, discounts, freight, and restocking fees? There are… Read more

Dynamics Online Payment Services – Common errors and troubleshooting steps

We are continuing to see a reoccurrence of very similar error messages when using Dynamics Online Payment Services (DOPS) with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and 2012. The resolutions normally deal with the setup and configuration of either AX or DOPS. This blog is intended to cover some of the common errors encountered with the resolutions… Read more

AX for Retail: Customizing your Hotfix Packages for Remote Deployments

You may have noticed throughout 2012 R3, R3 CU8, and R3 CU9 that AX hotfix packages are quite a bit larger in size than they used to be.  This is not really a problem for most non-Retail environments:  if you’re deploying a hotfix to a series of AOS’s, AX Clients and your model store, unzipping… Read more

AX for Retail 2012 R3 CU9: Retail Pricing Simulator

A new feature introduced in AX for Retail R3 CU9 is Pricing Simulator in AX.  The Pricing Simulator is also available for AX 2012 R3 pre-CU9 by installing KB 3037365. This means that pricing administrators can test a variety of pricing, discounts and promotion capabilities and use these to provide a consistent pricing and promotion experience… Read more