Performance improvements and key suggestions on Connector V3 deployments are the primary new features in Connector for Microsoft Dynamics V3 CU2 (3.2.606.2), which was posted Monday for download.

Additional new features with this release include:

  • Web-based viewer for the Connector's log
  • To access the log via the web-based viewer, you will need to be receiving notifications of the exceptions in the system and click on the link in those notification emails
  • Overall performance and messaging improvement in Connector's log
  • Version information has been moved to an "About" box within Connector

To download this release for your Microsoft Dynamics ERP system, go to Customer Source:

  • If you have applied Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU 6 or later, an XPO is no longer needed.  You can run the ConnectorHelper class that is included in the CU 6 update to accomplish the required setup tasks in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.
  • This release is required for integrations targeting the upcoming Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 release
  • All previously supported versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and GP 2013 are supported as either new or existing integrations
  • The upcoming Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 release will also be supported with this release, however it is not required for integrations targeting Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2.
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 is supported with this release, however this release is not required for an integration to Microsoft Dynamics NAV.  Any release after Connector V2 RU1 (2.1.29.1) will support Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013  R2.

Would you like to know more?  Check out the User Guide for your ERP system and begin your installation preparation. I know, I know; reading documentation can be arduous. But you know what they say: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. So read the provided documentation to avoid the common mistakes and save yourself the support call.  The user guides for all of the ERPs have been updated for this release and all include a V3 upgrade sections that you should be familiar with before upgrading your existing integrations.  All of the known issues documents have been updated as well so please have a look at those too, they can all be found on the Connector for Microsoft Dynamics download pages.

Note: This release includes an update to the MSDI database that will mean any custom objects you have added to the database will be dropped, however this update will greatly improve the performance of the overall Connector system.