Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal Web Controls are stored in USR instead of VAR Layer

Today I wanted to store newly created Web Controls for Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal in the VAR Layer instead of the default USR Layer. As Web Controls are created in Visual Studio and stored in the AOT by using the .NET Business Connector, I’ve used the Dynamics AX 2009 Client Configuration Tool to update…

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Resolving some issues you may experience when creating an AX 2009 Role Center and Enterprise Portal Site using SharePoint Server/Foundation 2010 after installing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1 hotfix 2278963

You may have seen the announcement of release of hotfix KB2278963 adding support for SharePoint 2010 (http://blogs.technet.com/b/dynamicsaxse/archive/2010/08/12/new-compatibility-testing-result-august-2010.aspx)  and have requested the fix from Microsoft support. You have successfully deployed SharePoint 2010 and can create a SharePoint website and test site collections successfully. However you may encounter some issues when following the whitepaper contained within the…

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How to set up Dynamics AX 4.0 Reporting role on application with Turkish GLS installed and collation Turkish_CI_AS

Some time ago I needed to set up reporting role for Dynamics AX 4.0 with Turkish GLS and database which collation was Turkish_CI_AS. The task was not easy. Starting from situation that I was not even able to start AOS after installation when KB article: https://mbs.microsoft.com/knowledgebase/KBDisplay.aspx?scid=kb$EN-US$931955&wa=wsignin1.0 helped me to fix it. After compilation and synchronization…

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When browsing AX 2009 Role Centers, you get an error: An unexpected error has occurred on systems with .NET Framework v4.0 installed

We recently came across an issue where we can deploy the AX 2009 Role Centers and Enterprise Portal successfully, however when we browe to the portal site we get an error message displayed in the SharePoint web page:“An unexpected error has occurred.” We are running Windows Share Point Services 3.0 SP2 Furthermore, no windows event…

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HTTP 401 Error when trying to deploy/create an Enterprise Portal site on a load balanced farm using a hardware load balancer

We came across an issue where two WSS 3.0 servers were setup in a sharepoint farm (Contoso01 & Contoso02) and a load balanced web site/clustered web site was created (http://contoso/) successfully (uses a host header). They were using a hardware load balancer and not using Windows Network Load Balancing. Servers were running Windows Server 2008 (however…

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You get a warning message when deploying the AX 2009 smmOpportunityReports report library

When deploying the AX 2009 smmOpportunityReports using the Reports Deployment tool or directly from the AOT, you may get the following warning: One or more libraries built with warnings. Please see MSBuild log at C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\Temp\1\tmp98ED.tmpDeploying 1 data source(s) and 2 design(s) in 3 culture(s) (7 item(s) total)…Deployment done at 13:25:38. Duration: 00:00:23.5803347The deployment log file…

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How to manually deploy ODC Files to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal

Sometimes you may come across an issue with deploying ODC files from “AX2009 ->Administration -> Setup -> Business Analysis -> OLAP -> OLAP Administration” for various reasons and you have already tried the suggestions given in this link, then you can follow through the following manual steps to deploy them to the Enterprise Portal Server: 1. The ODC files…

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Error “Thread was being aborted” when deploying reporting extensions

Some time ago we run into problem which did not let us deploy reporting extensions to SQL Reporting Services. Just after building libraries we got the error: [ThreadAbortException]: Thread was being aborted. at System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep step, Boolean& completedSynchronously) at System.Web.HttpApplication.ApplicationStepManager.ResumeSteps(Exception error) at System.Web.HttpApplication.System.Web.IHttpAsyncHandler.BeginProcessRequest(HttpContext context, AsyncCallback cb, Object extraData) at System.Web.HttpRuntime.ProcessRequestInternal(HttpWorkerRequest wr) Because the error was very…

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AX 2009 Setup fails to install IIS Components on Windows Server 2008 R2

This issue only affects users of Windows Server 2008 R2. One of the pre-reqs for installing Role Centers and Enterprise Portal and/or Reporting Extensions or Workflows is that you must have IIS installed locally on the server.   If this is not installed and/or is partially installed with some required IIS Role Services missing then during…

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Error when deploying AX Report to SQL Reporting Server – Client found response type of ‘text/html;charset=utf8;’ but expected ‘text/html’

When deploying all the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SSRS Reports using the “Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Report Deployment” application you may hit the following error after a while:   Client found response type of ‘text/html;charset=utf8;’ but expected ‘text/html’ One of the reasons we find that the error commonly occurs due to the length of time it…

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