Microsoft BizTalK Server 2010 passes compatibility testing with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1

Earlier this week I was informed that Microsoft BizTalK Server 2010 has passed compatibility testing with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1. See http://blogs.technet.com/b/dynamicsaxse/archive/2011/09/22/microsoft-dynamics-ax-2009-sp1-is-compatible-with-biztalk-server-2010.aspx for more details.   I would recommend that if you are using BizTalk Server integration to at least have Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1 Hotfix Rollup 7 Kernel installed as aminimum on all your AX…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Install multiple instances of Reporting Services extensions on the same machine

With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 we do not support the setup where we have several instances of SQL Reporting Services on the same box connecting to different AOS. The reporting extensions always made connection to AOS mentioned in current configuration taken from Dynamics AX 2009 Configuration Utility. There is no way to change it. The…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal installation error

Some time ago we run into following problem. When trying to install Enterprise Portal axsetup.exe crash wile retrieving the list of the sites with following error in installation log: Message: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. FullText: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the…

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New Content for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 : September 2011

One of our technical writers, Margo Crandall, has posted the list of new and updated content for Dynamics AX on TechNet and MSDN for the month of September. For a list of topics consult her blog post at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/axsupport/archive/2011/09/20/content-news-september.aspx    

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Microsoft Dynamincs AX 2009 Workflow: Notification message does not contain PO number

We recently came across problem with Workflow notification message. We have set up template workflow for process Purchase requisition approval (PurchReqApproval). When purchase requisition gets approved the process should create automatically Purchase Order (setting parameter “Auto create purchase order” in Accounts payable > Setup > Parameters on tab Purchase requisition). For even Completed we set…

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Synchronizing AX to Outlook Cannot edit a record in Activities (smmActivites) An update conflict occured

We recently came across a problem with Outlook synchronization with the AX2009 client. The problem was that sometimes when a user synchronized it failed with the error message: “Cannot edit a record in Activities (smmActivites). An update conflict occured due to another user process deleting the record or changing one or more field in the…

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Installation of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 or 2012 client may fail on a Microsoft Windows 7 x64 (64-bit operating system)

Recently we come over some issues regarding the installation of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and 2012 Client on Microsoft Windows 7 x64 (64-bit operating system). Retrieving the AXsetup logs we found there was a “component32.log” generated and not the expected “component64.log”. In the “component32.log” we found the lines describing the error: Action ended 08:09:19: AppSearch. Return value…

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How to reduce the file size of PDF files generated by AX 2009

PDF files generated from Microsoft Dynamics AX can get quite large in size. In this thread I share some hints on how you can potentially reduce the size of the generated PDF file. ImagesDuring PDF generation each image will be temporarily converted to a 24bit BMP file and afterwards stored as a JPG. So it does not…

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You cannot print images on batch reports in AX2009? – Now you can !!

With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 we introduced the new Batch Framework with a lot of advantages compared to the Batch functionality of the former AX versions.But there was also one disatvantage: It was not possible to print reports or generate PDF files in batch processing if the reports contained images. This issue has now been…

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A CLR error occurred while invoking the scheduling engine

We came across this issue recently. When running the Production Job scheduling process you experience error  “A CLR error occurred while invoking the scheduling engine.” and the exception details look like this  System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation —>  Microsoft.Dynamics.AX.ManagedInterop.ContainerNotValidException The Microsoft Dynamics container being referenced is not valid at Microsoft.Dynamics.AX.ManagedInterop.Container.get_Count()  The issue…

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