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I have manually applied a deployable package on a VM following this: https://ax.help.dynamics.com/en/wiki/installing-deployable-package-in-ax7/
The package elements were successfully imported and I can see the package model and elements in classic/model view of AOT. But all elements show up in italic font and in the Build Models menu the related package model is grayed out (check-box to select for build disabled). Can anyone please guide me on what am I missing or what do I need to do next??
How would you like to build the model, if you have no source code to build it from? And why would you do it?
Installing the deployable package installed the already built model (.NET assemblies and resources). You don't have to build it, because it's already done, and you can't, because you installed only the built binaries and not the source code.
What to do next depends on what you're trying to achieve. If you just want a built model, you're already done. If you want to install source code for some reason (and not just binaries), you have to import a model instead of installing a deployable package.
Thanks for your response, well we have installed a deployable package and we don't need the source code for now.
Our current issue is that the elements in the package are not yet visible in Operations Menus. For instance there is a menu extension in the installed package that contains multiple items(installed with the package) added to HR menu. But none of that customization is visible.
What do we need to do so it is visible to the user?
Aha. that's a completely different questions that what you asked originally.
There may be several reasons. For example, maybe the package was successfully deployed but nobody was given permissions to see new menu items.
By the way, which kind of environment are we talking about?
We have installed D365 Operation demo machine in a local VM and then installed a deployable package in it for a test run.
Even if the permissions have not been assigned to users the Administrator should be able to see the added menu items right?
Plus the installed items appear in italic font in AOT for some reason.
That was just an example. Maybe you don't have a license. Maybe you forgot to enable a configuration key. Or something.
You see it in italic because you don't have source code, as I explained in my first reply (and before we made clear that you're actually solving a different problem).
I have updated the thread Statement to the current issue. Thanks for the suggestions and clarification. I will try a few things and come back if needed.
We missed the license file while importing the package. Importing it resolved the issue.
Thanks for the help.
Hello Bokhari, I have a similar problem, after installing the package on the demo environment through LCS, the interface does not display the menu items that should be after installation. Please tell me where to look
I have similar issue in My Local Dev machine . we are using PU12 . The model is still in italic and greyed out .What license file should we import . Its my local machine , so is it a D365 developer license file? . Please assist
Martin , how to get the source code . The model in imported as a deployable package has only asembles , JSOn files and DLL's . So is that why it is greyaed out and italic .
If you want source code, ask the owner for source code instead of just compiled binaries (deployable package).
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