Waldo's Blog Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Waldo's Blog Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Renumbering tables in NAV 2013 R2 – be careful!

    Object ID’s .. it’s still a hassle .. but something we’re all used to work with. But sometimes, ID’s of objects need to be renumbered. You have to move a piece of functionality to a new number band, or you want to incorporate a...
  • NAV 2013 R2: Import objects with PowerShell

    You know PowerShell is hot, right? And the fact that Dynamics NAV is using Powershell more and more, is good. Very good. I like it .. you must have figured that in previous post ;-). We also are familiar with the finsql.exe .. and options we have...
  • NAV Update Rollups for additional countries AT, BE, CH, ES, FI, IS, and NO

    I just received great news . Since NAV2013, Microsoft has introduced a great new initiative: the update rollups : a set of changes, combined in a “rollup”. This, for both Platform Hotfixes (a new build of the platform (Windows Client, Dev...
  • Video: How Do I: Setup the Job Queue in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

    A while ago, I created a movie on How to set up the Job Queue . I decided to create this small blogpost, only to promote this video, as I have been pointing people to it the past few weeks, and apparently it helped them to get going (which is exactly...
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 VM Image available on Azure

    This is cool! So useful! And already announced on the NAV Team Blog ! And it’s for all MSDN Subscribers .. . May be first explain what that MSDN-thingy means… . Many partners have MSDN. At least partners that are a little bit serious in...
  • Platform updates overview – NAV 2013 (R2)

    Why am I still doing this? It’s been far too long that I updated this list .. . And there are perfect alternative links, like simply going to PartnerSource , where you can find an Overview of Released Platform Hotfixes for Microsoft Dynamics NAV...
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 in Office 365 on Windows Azure

    You must have heard about it .. I mean the famous “In” and “On” story .. famous from the announcement during Directions EMEA 2013, and famous, because of these blogs: Big Bang in Vienna: NAV in O365 and on Azure NAV 2013...
  • Powershell script to search for “How Do I”-video’s for NAV 2013 (R2)

    As you might know, lately, I have been working on the “How Do I”-video-series about various topics regarding Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. these video’s are posted on MSDN , PartnerSource and Youtube . (And hereby, you got the links to...
  • How to Create a NAV 2013 R2 Multi-Tenancy Demo Environment

    I have had a few people asking for this .. So I’m just going to share you my script that I always you to convert a Single Tenancy Demo Environment to a Multi Tenancy Demo Environment, with some (Empty) companies per Tenant and such.. . And I’m...
  • New PartnerSource – Let’s start all over :(

    This weekend, Microsoft apparently decided to migrate PartnerSource to a completely new platform – I was told: based on Sharepoint this time.. . And I hear you thinking: FINALLY. I definitely agree: something needed to be done. It wasn’t too...
  • NAV 2013 R2: Migrating from Multi-Tenancy back to Single-Tenancy

    A lot has been written about how to migrate from Single Tenancy to Multi-Tenancy. Video’s have been created, blogs have been written, Sessions have been given.. . The question that I always get – is “what about the other way around?”...
  • SEPA Direct Debit Updates (FR, BE, IT and ES) are now available for “all” versions of NAV!

    Until the end of December last year, SEPA Direct Debit was only available for NAV 2013 R2. Now, as you know, this version is quite new .. and it was somewhat more “urgent” to receive the objects for earlier versions – more common to...
  • The Hooks Pattern

    You remember NAVTechDays, right? The place where a lot begins, and a lot happens. Well, I explained in my wrap-up of NAVTechDays2013 that there was (some) attention on something called “The Hooks Pattern”. Because of that – I dedicated...
  • OneNote just saved my day

    I’m a heavy OneNote user. About everything I do, is in OneNote. I’m a fan from the first minute. And even more today! Because, OneNote just saved my day . What happened? I had been working on an improved Backup/Restore script for a...
  • NAV 2013 R2: Powershell function to check if ServerInstance is Multitenant or not

    Hi, to end the year with – here is a small tip. I’m working on improving the Backup/Restore procedure from this blogpost .. . While doing that, I was looking for a way to see whether my current instance was actually a Multitenant-server...
  • A Merry Christmas and a Brilliant New Year!

    A few days ago, I received this card from Gary, which I think makes sense to put on my blog – because with my head into the “How Do I” video’s, I almost forgot to wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a joyful, successful, and...
  • Dutch Dynamics Community Event – December 10th

    A little bit of advertisement never hurts . On December 10th, the DDC ( Dutch Dynamics Community ) is organizing its next event. I really love the way they are handling stuff: really down-to-earth evening events with real content. And that’s what...
  • Where’s waldo?

    It has been a while since I have done some serious blogging. Well .. it has been quite a busy period where a lot has happened both within the NAV community in my private life. Little waldo By far the most important event was the birth of my third...
  • NAVTechDays 2013

    Wow, this has been a mind rush.  I was sitting in the Keynote session on Thursday, still remembering a very interesting workshop on the Pre Conference day. It was a long time since I had blogged about sessions on conferences, and I intended to do so...
  • NAV 2013 R2: Backup and Restore

    Since today, about 25 new “How Do I”-video’s were uploaded to youtube. This means.. video’s that were already available to partners, are now made available for everyone. As mentioned before, I have been participating in some video’s...
  • NAV 2013 R2 Released! (or at least downloadable)

    A very short blogpost .. cause today, I have other things to do (which will become clear in the near future ). Today, Per Mogensen put on facebook that he was downloading the RTM version of NAV 2013 R2 .. and also mentioned that BE was not among them...
  • NAV2013R2 Readiness

    With all the upcoming blogs about NAV2013R2, ik makes sense to start with where you can start: what did Microsoft already foresee to get you ready for NAV 2013 R2? Well: there is a readyness page, like ther was for NAV2013. And you can find it here: https...
  • NAV2013R2: Extended Version List

    Just a very small post of something one of my colleagues noticed today. This is something many partners have been wanting for a long time. With NAV2013R2, it’s finally happening: Finally it’s possible to put more then 80 characters in...
  • NAV TechDays 2013

    Directions EMEA is over (and there is much to talk about – since NAV2013R2 is bloggable now;-)). Directions US is coming, but I’m not taking part of that either – because of my son being born and such . But what I AM going to take part...
  • NAV2013R2 release date and more..

    I’m not present at Directions EMEA at this moment, so it’s a bit info from second hand for me .. but nevertheless, there were a few great announcements, which I want to share as well. I say “as well” because other people have...