AX7 Table Browser and Class Runner

Challenge 1: delete a worker in Dynamics AX “7” aka “Dynamics 365 for Operations” in the table browser Create a worker under Human resources > Workers > Employees. Now try to delete it. If you ever touched the Project setup settings etc of the employee, a message appears announcing that a “Worker cannot be deleted while dependant Resources…

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Migrate document attachments to AX7

The Archive directory, Database and the Original location options for storing file attachments in the “New Dynamics AX” aka “Dynamics AX Online” aka AX7 are depreciated in favor of the Azure Storage or SharePoint. The option Archive directory (see Organization administration > Document management > Document types) now designates the Azure Blob Storage, the Database…

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Mass create Worker-User relations in AX 2012

A relation between the worker and the system user records (System administration > Common > Users > User relations) is necessary to approve BOMs, enter timesheets or expense reports in Dynamics AX. The user records can be easily imported from the Active Directory, the Employee records can be migrated from a legacy ERP or a…

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“Cost accounting” for multi-level process manufacturing

In the series “Dynamics AX modules we rarely implement”, imagine a dialogue between a financial controller (C) and a Dynamics pre-sales consultant (S):- C: I would like to see the contribution of raw materials (direct costs) separately from the energy, machine depreciation and wages (indirect costs) in the cost price of my finished goods.- S: Nothing is…

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