Tagged Content List

What is the purpose of Guest user in AX 2012?

Dear all, I have ignored the Guest user for years in AX 2012. When you install AX, two users are created: Admin and Guest. The admin user is known to anyone and its purpose. Can anyone tell what is the purpose of the Guest user? By default the user is not enabled. If you did use this user with a...
Forum Thread | on 17 Jul 2014 by Andre Arnaud de Calavon

Does anyone have an architecture diagram for CRM 2013 and AX 2012?

Hi all, I have plan to setup CRM 2013 and AX 2012 (on-premise) for my new customer. Does anyone have an architecture diagram for CRM 2013 and AX 2012? Requirement: - 5 plants office - 500 end-users - Secondary duplicated Server - Hardware model? - SAN, NAS, Security Thanks, Vinh Ng.
Forum Thread | on 15 Jul 2014 by Vinh Ng

Use AX 2012 Demo Virtual Machine Licenses for custom installation

Hi there, I am going to install my own environment for training/demo purposes and wonder if I can use the AX license which can be downloaded on CustomerSource Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Solution Demos Does somebody know? What are other ways to get an evaluation license for AX 2012? Thanks, ...
Forum Thread | on 4 Apr 2013 by Waldemar P

Forecast: Period allocation category with negative days

Hi, we can use a period allocation category (a.k.a. period key) to take a monthly forecast entered on the 1st day of the month and spread it across let's say 4 weeks at say 25% per week. The period allocation category lines are +0 days 25%, +7 days 25%, +14 days 25%, +21 days 25%. That works just...
Forum Thread | on 12 May 2014 by Tim Schofield

Enterprise Portal Installation Error (AX 2012 R3 Sharepoint 2010)

Hi All, I am trying to install EP(AX 2012 R3) on Sharepoint 2010 , Windows 2012 x64,SQL Server 2012 .But I am getting below errors. Please let me know anyone encountered the same problem . Regards, In SysEPDeployment::clrGenerateProxies... In SysEPDeployment::clrStoreDeleteFolder... Deploying...
Forum Thread | on 14 Jul 2014 by Osman Kalender

Advanced bank reconciliation

Hi, Does anybody have some experience with the use of the advanced bank reconciliation functionality in the banking module of AX2012 R2/R3? The whitepaper that is available from Microsoft is good. Unfortunately, it does not provide any detailled information on how to setup the bank reconcilation features...
Forum Thread | on 28 May 2014 by Ludwig Reinhard

80312 - AX2012_ENUS_DEVIII_06.pdf

I tried doing the walkthroughs in creating a workflow using the 80312 training course . Page 6-6 step 5 tells me to create a method called 'submit' using the supplied code - which I did, and has an error in one line. Then in step 6 it tells me to modify the code for the 'main' method...
Forum Thread | on 15 Jan 2014 by dwcwork

Develop a Commercial Invoice on AX 2012

Hi, Currently, I am working in AX 2012; I need to develop a "commercial invoice" report similar to Performa packing slip report on the Sales order form. I need a separate action button commercial invoice on next to the "Performa packing slip" button. It is only used for customs'...
Forum Thread | on 2 Dec 2012 by Vasanth Raja

Campaign price sales order line

In Retail, discounts can be set up. Discounts can be temporary prices for certain periods.Discont is enabled. In Sales module, campaigns can be created. In a campaign, the discount prices can be connected. When a sales order is created withtin the valid period of a campaign (and the discount is also...
Forum Thread | on 9 Apr 2013 by Anneke Los

Excel add-in not working?

Hi all, I'm using the excel add-in at a client and it appears to have some trouble working. I'm trying to do an upload hitting sales tax tables, but when I add a table to excel, all of my upload options are grayed out: As you can see, the "field lookup," "publish...
Forum Thread | on 21 Mar 2012 by Evan Klondar

snap-in applications (BDL) for AX2012

There was a nice application in AX2009, snap-in Business Data Lookup (BDL) that enabled access data from Dynamics AX from within Excel, Word and Outlook. I cant't find it in AX2012, I would need some information about snap-in applications in AX2012 Thanks :)
Forum Thread | on 12 Dec 2011 by Oscar Miguel Tirado

AX2012 Workflow - Resubmitting workflow item

Hello everyone, we're trying to set up a project management worflow for timesheet approval through the EP in AX2012. The thing we're trying to achieve is that if an employee enters less than 25h per week (or 5h per day), the timesheet automatically gets returned. If the employee enters 25h or...
Forum Thread | on 24 Nov 2011 by Wouter Mijle

AX 2012 Timesheet Warning

Hi, I am just wondering if there is anyway I can disable the following warning? Warning: recorded hours differ from defined working hours for the day This is when users add more hours to their timesheet than is set as their working day, the warning is good but it is rather annoying and pops up...
Forum Thread | on 17 Jan 2014 by nwebb3107

Unable to set Bank facility withing Letter of credit

Here is my issue: I would like to select a Bank facility agreement from Bank facility agreements list in a Letter of Credit but, even after setting the Bank facility agreement needed, the latter one is not showing up in the drop down list. We suspect this happens because the Bank facility agreement...
Forum Thread | on 29 Oct 2013 by HichemCSharp

Multiple AOS Instances to single SSRS Server - AX 2012

How do you (if possible) point more than one AOS to a single Report Server? I tried creating a new Report Server configuration in AX 2012 pointing to the same SSRS server with a different AOS selected, but when I launch the client I get the error: The default Report Server Configuration ID could...
Forum Thread | on 12 Feb 2013 by Andy Adamak

AX2012 Multiple PO Receipt Matching

I want to know if a PO has multiple receipts can I select a specific receipt to match to an invoice. I think TechNet says I can do that: 7. If the invoice includes a subset of the line items on the purchase order or purchase orders, on the Action Pane, click Match product receipts. Select the appropriate...
Forum Thread | on 11 Feb 2014 by Alex Hunt

AX 2012 Requiring financial dimension

In AX 2012 I've been able to successfully use the DimensionDefaultingController to add financial dimensions to a customer creation form. The next step is to make some of the dimension attributes required (i.e., the user must select a value before they can close the form). Does anyone have any hints...
Forum Thread | on 11 Mar 2013 by Shane Wilks