Microsoft Dynamics AX Support

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Troubleshooting Inplace Upgrade Script updateDirDartyRelationshipXDSLegalEntity()

You might recieve the following message when  running the upgrade script Classes\ReleaseUpdateDB62_GABMinor\updateDirDartyRelationshipXDSLegalEntity() during  an inplace upgrade from MS Dynamics AX 2012 R2 to R3: “Cannot create a record in Party relationships (DirPartyRelationship). Invalid value specified for ‘Expiration:’. It cannot be greater than or equal to the ‘Expiration:’ of the first record.” One possible background could… Read more

Clicking “Mark as Complete” does not update the status in the Software Update and Upgrade Checklists

  Overview: There are a few blogs around detailing some issues with checklist items not getting set to status completed, but this issue has recently come up in a few cases and doesn’t seem to have been documented before. As those who have researched these problems would know, the status of the checklist items is… Read more

Project Management and Service Industries Hotfixes Released in December 2014 (Part 1)

In this blog series I will be posting the hotfixes released for the Project Management and Accounting, as well as the Service Industries modules for Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and Dynamics AX 2012 R3 twice each month. I would like to raise visibility for customers and partners to see what’s been updated and changed, as there’s many… Read more

DDL script generator for Dynamics AX 2012 R2

DDL script generator for Dynamics AX 2012 R2Synchronization   Description: The standard synchronization process is a single threaded process. This causes performance problems in larger upgradeslike AX 2012 RTM to R2, because we example add the partition column to all tables and indexes. By using the DDL scripts we can push the sql server and… Read more

Installing individual application hotfixes using Cumulative Update installer

Are you aware that now we can install application updates (or a subset of them) using the advanced installation option in the CU7 installer? I wanted to demonstrate how you can do it. I hope it can help those who want to update specific bits without upgrading the whole application. 1. Download CU installation package and run… Read more

AX Content: AX 2009 Fields that Moved in AX 2012

Some table fields in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 were moved to different tables in AX 2012. During Upgrade from AX 2009 to AX 2012 it can be helpful to know about some of these field moves. Helpful Excel File A Microsoft Excel file is available to help you glean some details of field moves between… Read more

Issue with number sequence after upgrade to AX2012 R2 in place.

When you have a number sequence that is set to continuous and the number that pulls into the form is 000000 and is not a valid number. This is caused by the Stored Procedure not getting updated when the R2 in place upgrade process is complete.  We suspect that this problem may be due to… Read more

Important application hotfixes

Hi, Since Rollup 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1 (as well as some other cumulative updates) we have released several critical updates in different areas. I wanted to share the links to the updates that include important hotfixes released up to today. Most of these hotfix packages are cumulative in nature, so installing the hotfix package will contain changes to many objects, but is… Read more

Troubleshooting Upgrade and CU Batch jobs stuck in a waiting status in Dynamics AX 2012

There may be circumstances when you are testing a Full version upgrade, in place upgrade, or applying a Cumulative Update (CU) in Dynamics AX 2012 where the batch jobs never start and appear to be stuck in a waiting status. Normally we see problems when the Dynamics AX databases is restored to a different environment… Read more

Invitation: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 In-Place Upgrade – Overview, Troubleshooting and Tips (EMEA) – July 25th

Partner Readiness Web Seminar Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 In-Place Upgrade – Overview, Troubleshooting and Tips 25.07.2013     Why attend? ​This  session will outline the R2 In-Place upgrade procedure; with a key focus on troubleshooting. The aim is to help Partners better understand the overall process, know potential areas that could cause problems, and… Read more