Channel 9 – EP deployment webinar screen cast

The EP deployment webinar that I conducted on May 4th is now available in Channel9. There were audio interruptions during the webinar. So I redid it and captured it as a screen cast and posted it to Channel9.


Enterprise Portal Webinar Content

Below is the powerpoint that I am going to use for May 4th Webinar on Enterprise Portal deployment. The link to the attachment is at the bottom of this blog post below the comments link. Enterprise Portal Setup.pptx


Upcoming EP Webinars

We are having four webinars on Microsoft Dynamics AX EP development and deployment , one each in North America and EMEA time zone. This is open to all partners, customers and Microsoft employees. Session 1 : EP Development ( repeated) – 28th April by Diwakar Bedekar ,  Microsoft   Here is another opportunity for you…


Integrating EP Web Parts to non-EP SharePoint sites

If you already have SharePoint sites ( not based on EP site templates) and if you would like to use some of the AX web parts in those sites, it’s easily doable in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. Here are the steps to do. (1) Integrating EP web parts to other sites requires install EP on…


Convergence session: Enterprise Portal Deployment Tips and tricks

Here is a quick summary of what Jackie Olson from Ax support team presented in Convergence for the Enterprise Portal / Role Center deployment Tips and tricks interactive session. Thanks Jackie for putting together this document. This is very helpful. Convergence session:  Enterprise Portal Deployment Tips and tricks Requirements:   In addition to what you…


w3wp crash while installing EP or creating EP site

Thanks to our CSS team, below is the resolution for EP site creation crashing w3wp issue.   Action: Installing AX 2009 Enterprise Portal on Windows Server 2008   Result: The w3wp.exe process crashes during installation. You get the following error in the application event log:   Faulting application w3wp.exe, version 7.0.6001.18000, time stamp 0x47919ed8, faulting…


AxUpdatePortal utility

The AxUpdatePortal utility, installed with Service Pack 1 of Microsoft Dynamics AX, is often needed when deploying changes, such as modifications, or additions from AOT to Enterprise Portal Server and to the Sites. It will help you deploy Web-related changes to all Enterprise Portal sites on an IIS server in just one step. Withot this…


Deploying Ax 2009 SP1 EP

Setting Up New Enterprise Portal Servers in new Ax installation 1.    Install Dynamics AX 2009 AOS and Client        a.    Do not install EP during this step. 2.    Complete the Initialization Checklist. 3.    Run the SP1 patch on the AOS and Client. 4.    Complete the Update Checklist. Now the AOS is ready with SP1. 5.   …


Getting Around Thread was being aborted error when creating EP site.

Wishing you all a Very Happy New Year!!! When you are trying to create EP Site on a machine low in memory or processing power, some times you may get “Thread was being aborted.” Error. To avoid this error, you should increase the executiontimeout. Change connection time-out properties in the web.config file 1.    In a…


Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Enterprise Portal / Role Centers – Deployment Tips-n-Tricks – 3

For tips 1-7 , refer to For tips 8-16 , refer to (17) Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 RTM Enterprise Portal Site creation fails or the default page comes with unexpected error in the UI and with “A Progress Template must be specified on UpdateProgress control with ID ‘AXProgressControl’” error in the event log….