Microsoft Dynamics NAV Management Packs for System Center

In the past, we have provided the following System Center Management Packs: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013R2 Management Pack for System Center Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Management Pack for System Center However, there are no plans to create System Center Management Packs for Dynamics NAV 2016 or later. See here for details about how to monitoring…


Custom bi-directional Microsoft Dynamics 365 Integration for Lookup Tables: a practical example.

It could be considered quite a typical request to integrate a custom supplemental table (Dynamics 365 for Sales Lookup table) in Dynamics NAV when dealing with integration projects. The scope of this blog post is to provide a general guidance at high-level which are the tasks to accomplish to be successful in achieve this goal….


Office 365 integration in a Dynamics NAV hosting environment

We from the Microsoft Dynamics NAV support team (Microsoft CSS) see an increasing number of support cases coming in related to Office 365 integration in a hosting environment. This range from the relatively new Edit in Excel feature or the relatively new Outlook Business Inbox to the more familiar Office 365 Single Sign On functionality….


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Integration with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017

Recently, we updated the system requirements here: System Requirements for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 Additional software Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2016, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update 1, or Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016. – Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2015, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2015 Update 1, or Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015. Additional information Item Availability…


Configuring Client Timeout

The Dynamics NAV Support team have been asked many times about how to configure NAV client timeout values so we have written this post as a simple overview for this topic. Dynamics NAV Windows client timeout configuration is managed at the NAV Server level by setting the Idle Client Timeout setting to a value that…


Coffee Break: Make your (Windows PowerShell) life easier

Anyone who uses Windows PowerShell regularly will be familiar with re-typing the names of Windows PowerShell cmdlets they already used many times before. In this post we will show a couple of examples of creating functions and store them in your profile to reduce the amount of re-typing needed in order to make your life…


SQL Server Worker Threads and Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been configured to use the Microsoft SQL Server database engine as efficiently as possible. This includes using SQL queries which are appropriate for parallel query execution to speed up the retrieval of data when the SQL Server is configured to allow this. Parallelism in SQL Server can be controlled using the…


Introducing a build version check between NST and Windows and Web clients

Have you ever wonder what ‘The client version does not match the server version. You can only connect to a server with a matching version.’ error message really means? Since the error message shows the file (build) versions of the client and server it has been speculated that only clients and servers of the same build can…

Please Check your Management Port in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

As you know, since Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2, schema changes are now handled in a different way as described, among other places, in the Paradigm blog post. All schema changes are now synchronized to the SQL Server database through the Microsoft Dynamics NAV service tier. We sometimes hear of partners receiving the following error…


Help us make Microsoft Dynamics NAV better

We always strive to make Microsoft Dynamics NAV a better product – and in order for us to do that efficiently we need to know how real customers out there are using the product. To help us getting that knowledge, Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server can send anonymous data about how server instances are configured and…