Job Queue in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0

IntroductionWith Microsoft Dynamics NAV 4.0 we had a job scheduling mechanism available in the Service Management module. The purpose for the job scheduler in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 4.0 is to give the possibility for scheduling tasks and their recurrence. In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 the Job Queue was introduced. The Job Queue is primarily made… Read more

How to Set Up Job Queue in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0

The Job Queue is handling the order of batch jobs and code units that are setup to run at a given time. The application server reads from the job queue and determines what job to run next. Several parameters can be set up to determine this. Prerequisites Before you can setup and execute a job… Read more

Bio – Kim Ibfelt

Kim Ibfelt holds a Master of Science degree from the Technical University of Denmark (1989).  Since his graduation, Kim has been working with many different aspects of IT in companies like IBM, Navision and Microsoft.   In the last 15 years his primary focus has been managing Software Development projects on a variety of platforms… Read more

The Personal Touch : Personalization in Microsoft Dynamics NAV "6.0"

One of the most important features (if not the most important) of Dynamics NAV ‘6.0’ is the innovative RoleTailored user experience (UX). As the name indicates, the aim of this is to make the content and layout of the screens fit the needs of the various roles of an organization, so there is one UI… Read more

Job Queue Example in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0

What if all posting routines in Microsoft Dynamics NAV could be scheduled to a more sufficient time of the day? The example in this blog shows how the job queue functionality can be used to allow background posting of sales orders. In this example the sales order will contain creation of a new field that… Read more

Microsoft Dynamics NAV and RFID

RFID technology simply put will someday become just as universal as barcodes are today bringing fully automated inventory management, asset tracking, retail checkouts benefits for all of us as consumers, retailers, distributors, shippers, manufacturers, suppliers, shippers or any other entity in the entire product life-cycle. In Dynamics NAV group, we started discussing how best to… Read more

Finding Index usage

When troubleshooting performance problems, a typical questions is: “which indexes can be disabled on SQL”? This blog shows a simple way to get some ideas of which indexes are used. The method will give some ideas of both how often they are updated (causing overhead), and how often the indexes are actually used. So it… Read more

Overview of Microsoft Dynamics NAV W1 5.0 SP1

I have often been asked about the content of Microsoft Dynamics NAV W1 5.0 SP1.I will here give a short overview of what we are planning to include in servicepack 1 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0, please be aware that the scope can still change: 1.       Product improvements More than 300 product improvements based on feedback… Read more

Money Up Front: Prepayments in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0

In a lot of business contracts, you’ll find that payment either in full or partial has to be made before the order is handed over to fulfillment. Like in ordering imported items, made-to-order items, or simply when a customer has no previous record with the selling company. On way of creating the proper documents for… Read more

Bio – Brian Nielsen

Brian is a Senior Program Manager Lead on the NAV Application team. He started as Product Manager for Financial Management for Navision in 2001, and has been with the team since then, focusing on all things Finance related. Since beginning 2006 he’s been responsible for the Application ERM PM team that covers Finance, Compliance, HR,… Read more