Microsoft Dynamics 365 eCommerce
Jun16

Microsoft Dynamics 365 eCommerce

Hi eCommerce guys,below some useful links about the new eCommerce solution:Getting Started with eCommerce developmentHow to Debug Dynamics 365 eCommerceThis page will be update frequently!Stay Tuned! Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics 365 eCommerce Dynamics AX Useful Links Blog Syndicated with Denis Macchinetti’s...

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Microsoft UI Flows – RPA
Jun01

Microsoft UI Flows – RPA

Hi RPA friends,below some useful links about the UI Flows journey:1- Advanced RSAT I: How to run D365 RSAT from MS FLOW2- Advanced RSAT II: How to run D365 RSAT directly from Azure DevOps3- Power Automate: Create AX 2009 production order via UI Flow4- Use UI Flows in Power Automate to interact with a web site5- Monitor Deprecated Features or Release Schedule6- Automate Microsoft Remote Desktop…...

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RSAT and Selenium in action – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Regression Test
Mar31

RSAT and Selenium in action – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations Regression Test

Hi guys,As you know, in order to handle the Regression Test in F&O we can use RSAT.Here a couple of links:Official link : https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/fin-ops-core/dev-itpro/perf-test/rsat/rsat-overviewYammer MS Group : https://www.yammer.com/dynamicsaxfeedbackprograms/#/threads/inGroup?type=in_group&feedId=15284202One of the RSAT limit is the integration part, so you cannot… Continue Reading Denis...

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Create Financial Reporting App – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Dec28

Create Financial Reporting App – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi LBD enthusiastic,here I’m sharing the steps that we need to follow in order to install manually the Financial Reporting App.Walk through the MR Node and follow those steps:If present with error, delete the FR app from the Fabric or run the following command with 3 parameters:\fileserverAgentwpEnvironmentStandaloneSetup-xxxxxxAppsFRDeploymentFinancialReportingDeployer.exe… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s...

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Robotic process automation (RPA) Overview – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations
Dec28

Robotic process automation (RPA) Overview – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Hi guys,again happy Christmas!In those “holidays” days, I play around with UI Flows!Here the public link Intuitive robotic process automation that works for youYou are able to automate several tasks, also with the standard connectors.Last but not least, we can use UI Flow in the our Test Automation journey in combination with RSAT.Through UI Flow, you can create a Desktop or Web App (browser… Continue Reading Denis...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’
Apr26

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’

Hi LBD enthusiasts,I’m going to share an issue faced during the 10.0.1 PU25 version installation on F&O LBD.Error messageSystem.DllNotFoundException: Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’: The specified module could not be foundSystem.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for ‘Microsoft.Dynamics.Performance.Logger.IfxLogger’ threw an exception. —> System.DllNotFoundException:…...

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Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’ – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Apr26

Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’ – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi LBD enthusiasts,I’m going to share an issue faced during the 10.0.1 PU25 version installation on F&O LBD.Error messageSystem.DllNotFoundException: Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’: The specified module could not be foundSystem.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for ‘Microsoft.Dynamics.Performance.Logger.IfxLogger’ threw an exception. —> System.DllNotFoundException:...

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Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’ – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Apr26

Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’ – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi LBD enthusiasts,I’m going to share an issue faced during the 10.0.1 PU25 version installation on F&O LBD.Error messageSystem.DllNotFoundException: Unable to load DLL ‘IfxEvents.dll’: The specified module could not be foundSystem.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for ‘Microsoft.Dynamics.Performance.Logger.IfxLogger’ threw an exception. —> System.DllNotFoundException:...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: LCS Environment Status not Updated
Apr24

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: LCS Environment Status not Updated

Hi Folks,welcome again in the LBD world!IssueIt could happen that the LCS Environment Status is not Up to date in relation with the On Premise Env Status.For instance, the Environment is Up & Running but the LCS Status is Deploying.ReasonThat behavior could happen because the Orchestrators aren’t able to communicate with LCSResolutionFirst of all, try to press the “Refresh State” Button on… Continue Reading...

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LCS Environment Status not Updated – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Apr24

LCS Environment Status not Updated – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi Folks,welcome again in the LBD world!IssueIt could happen that the LCS Environment Status is not Up to date in relation with the On Premise Env Status.For instance, the Environment is Up & Running but the LCS Status is Deploying.ReasonThat behavior could happen because the Orchestrators aren’t able to communicate with LCSResolutionFirst of all, try to press the “Refresh State” Button on the… Continue...

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Visual Studio Solution compilation issue – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations
Mar08

Visual Studio Solution compilation issue – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Greetings,below I will share a strange behavior that could help others with the same issue.IssueStarting with the 8.1.3 installation, was not enough anymore to compile the VS Solution, but was necessary to compile the entire Model in order to test our modifications.ResolutionWhen we installed 8.1.3 version, we had run the AXUpdateInstaller.exe and that’s it!But was not enough because by… Continue Reading Denis...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Visual Studio Solution compilation issue
Mar08

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Visual Studio Solution compilation issue

Greetings,below I will share a strange behavior that could help others with the same issue.IssueStarting with the 8.1.3 installation, was not enough anymore to compile the VS Solution, but was necessary to compile the entire Model in order to test our modifications.ResolutionWhen we installed 8.1.3 version, we runned the AXUpdateInstaller.exe and that’s it!But was not enough because by… Continue Reading Denis...

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DevOps Build Issue – Giving up. Received a null descriptor for the  form
Feb27

DevOps Build Issue – Giving up. Received a null descriptor for the form

Hi,During an Azure DevOps Build, I raised the error “Giving up. Received a null descriptor for the form FORMNAME” for different Custom Forms.Running the Build from Visual Studio in the same Machine, any issues!Really Strange!!Let’s start the game!!!Thanks to MS Yammer and to Joris de Gruyter, I figure out the origin of the issue but no the real cause.However, it seems that the compiler itself…...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: DevOps Build Issue
Feb27

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: DevOps Build Issue

Hi,During an Azure DevOps Build, I raised the error “Giving up. Received a null descriptor for the form FORMNAME” for different Custom Forms.Running the Build from Visual Studio in the same Machine, any issues!Really Strange!!Let’s start the game!!!Thanks to MS Yammer and to Joris de Gruyter, I figure out the origin of the issue but no the real cause.However, it seems that the compiler… Continue Reading Denis...

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Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user Input – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Feb16

Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user Input – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi,Also in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premise Implementation we can use Microsoft Office add-ins in order to editing ERP Data.Error: Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user InputResolution: go through AD FS Management ConsoleEdit the “Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations – Web API” entryIdentifiers SectionOn the “Relyng party… Continue...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user Input
Feb16

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user Input

Hi,Also in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premise Implementation we can use Microsoft Office add-ins in order to editing ERP Data.Error: Unable to Handle the OAuth authorization request without getting user InputResolution: go through AD FS Management Console Edit the “Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations – Web API” entry Identifiers Section On the “Relyng party… Continue...

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8.1.3 Platform Update 23 Installation Issue – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Feb01

8.1.3 Platform Update 23 Installation Issue – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi all,in the last days I tried to install the 8.1.3 Platform Update 23 version on my F&O LBD Environment but I raised some error.Really thank you to Mohamed Zaki and Renaud Paquay for helping me to address the resolution.AOS Application Error:Application: AXBootstrapper.exeFramework Version: v4.0.30319Description: The application requested process termination through… Continue Reading Denis...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: 8.1.3 Platform Update 23 Installation Issue
Feb01

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: 8.1.3 Platform Update 23 Installation Issue

Hi all,in the last days I tried to install the 8.1.3 Platform Update 23 version on my F&O LBD Environment but I raised some error.Really thank you to Mohamed Zaki and Renaud Paquay for helping me to address the resolution.AOS Application Error: Application: AXBootstrapper.exeFramework Version: v4.0.30319Description: The application requested process termination through… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on...

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Certificates Rotation on a Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On-premise Environment
Jan24

Certificates Rotation on a Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On-premise Environment

Hi Guys.Today I noticed that also on a LBD Environment is possible to handle the Certificates rotation!Comparing with the Cloud, in a LBD implementation is a manual task, but now is possible to do it without modify the Configtemplate file, delete the Environment, etc.Simply go through LCS Environment Full Details, Maintain, Update SettingsEnjoy! Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on their blog Certificates Rotation on...

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Certificates Rotation on a Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On-premise Environment
Jan24

Certificates Rotation on a Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On-premise Environment

Hi Guys.Today I noticed that also on a LBD Environment is possible to handle the Certificates rotation!Comparing with the Cloud, in a LBD implementation is a manual task, but now is possible to do it without modify the Configtemplate file, delete the Environment, etc.Simply go through LCS Environment Full Details, Maintain, Update Settings Enjoy! Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on their blog

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App Fabric Certificates Details – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Jan22

App Fabric Certificates Details – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi,as per my experiences, the Microsoft documentation is quite lack about the details useful in order to create the App Fabric Certificates.In my implementations, about the LBD environments I use Certificates generated from the Internal Customer CA (ADCS).Only about the AOS URL is recommended to purchase a Certificated from a certificate authority (CA) such as GoDaddy, DigiCert, etc. in order… Continue Reading Denis...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: App Fabric Certificates Details
Jan22

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: App Fabric Certificates Details

Hi, as per my experiences, the Microsoft documentation is quite lack about the details useful in order to create the App Fabric Certificates. In my implementations, about the LBD environments I use Certificates generated from the Internal Customer CA (ADCS). Only about the AOS URL is recommended to purchase a Certificated from a certificate authority (CA) such as GoDaddy, DigiCert,… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s...

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Trace Parser doesn’t work – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations
Dec27

Trace Parser doesn’t work – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Hi All and Happy Christmas!!Below, I’ll share an issue that wasted my time during an Performance investigation.I have to say also thanks to Microsoft Technical support for helping me.Some ETL files opened with Trace Parser on a onebox VM, didn’t show up any methods and any queries. Something like that:Cause: The ETW Providers  “Microsoft-AX-XPPExecutionTraces” and… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Trace Parser doesn’t work
Dec27

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Trace Parser doesn’t work

Hi All and Happy Christmas!!Below, I’ll share an issue that wasted my time during an Performance investigation.I have to say also thanks to Microsoft Technical support for helping me.Some ETL files opened with Trace Parser on a onebox VM, didn’t show up any methods and any queries. Something like that:Cause: The ETW Providers  “Microsoft-AX-XPPExecutionTraces” and… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article...

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Upcoming Dynamics 365 Events
Dec06

Upcoming Dynamics 365 Events

Greetings,around the Microsoft Dynamics 365 ecosystem, there a lot of Events organized in the world that sometime is not easy to catch out!Thank you to @Andrè and @Vilmos that helped me to discover them!Therefore, below a list of upcoming events:Microsoft IGNITE TourLearn new ways to code, optimize your cloud infrastructure, and modernize your organization with deep technical trainingAXUG… Continue Reading Denis...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Upcoming Dynamics 365 Events
Dec06

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Upcoming Dynamics 365 Events

Greetings,around the Microsoft Dynamics 365 ecosystem, there a lot of Events organized in the world that sometime is not easy to catch out!Thank you to @Andrè and @Vilmos that helped me to discover them!Therefore, below a list of upcoming events:Microsoft IGNITE Tour Learn new ways to code, optimize your cloud infrastructure, and modernize your organization with deep technical training

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How to handle a new TAG in the ISO20022 bank statements – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations
Nov25

How to handle a new TAG in the ISO20022 bank statements – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Hi All,In Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, against the Advanced bank reconciliation Module, we can import electronic bank statements and automatically reconcile them.The article below will explain the set up processes for reconciliation.Advanced bank reconciliation setup processDays ago I spent some time in order to handle a new XML Tag.The link below explain the basic setup…. Continue Reading Denis...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: How to handle a new TAG in the ISO20022 bank statements
Nov25

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: How to handle a new TAG in the ISO20022 bank statements

Hi All,In Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, against the Advanced bank reconciliation Module, we can import electronic bank statements and automatically reconcile them.The article below will explain the set up processes for reconciliation.Advanced bank reconciliation setup processDays ago I spent some time in order to handle a new XML Tag.The link below explain the basic… Continue Reading Denis...

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How to suspend RecId Sequence – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations
Sep23

How to suspend RecId Sequence – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

Hi,as you know in D365FO now the sequences are handled by SQL and not anymore from the SYSTEMSEQUENCES table.From particular scenarios could be necessary to suspend the Recid assignement.In order to do that, issue the following command:appl.sysRecIdSequence().suspendRecIds(tableNum(TABLENAME));Tale a look also to the standard AccountingDistributionProcessor class, SuspenAccDistRecidAssignment… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: How to suspend RecId Sequence
Sep23

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: How to suspend RecId Sequence

Hi,as you know in D365FO now the sequences are handled by SQL and not anymore from the SYSTEMSEQUENCES table.From particular scenarios could be necessary to suspend the Recid assignement.In order to do that, issue the following command:appl.sysRecIdSequence().suspendRecIds(tableNum(TABLENAME));Tale a look also to the standard AccountingDistributionProcessor… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on their...

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How to avoid Retail Module configuration reset – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Sep16

How to avoid Retail Module configuration reset – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

< div dir=”ltr” style=”text-align: left”>Hi mates,if in your LBD implementation the Retail Module disappear after a Deployment, here how to avoid it.After a chat with Microsoft, to prevent DB sync from resetting the config keys (Retail in my case), issue the following command against the AxDB Database from sql server management studio:INSERT INTO SQLSYSTEMVARIABLES (PARM, VALUE, IPARM, IVALUE) VALUES...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: How to avoid Retail Module configuration reset
Sep16

Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: How to avoid Retail Module configuration reset

Hi mates,if in your LBD implementation the Retail Module disappear after a Deployment, here how to avoid it.After a chat with Microsoft, to prevent DB sync from resetting the config keys (Retail in my case), issue the following command against the AxDB Database from sql server management studio:INSERT INTO SQLSYSTEMVARIABLES (PARM, VALUE, IPARM, IVALUE) VALUES (‘FirstSyncSuccess’, 1, 20,… Continue Reading Denis...

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Maintenance mode – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
Jul24

Maintenance mode – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Hi All,In order to turning maintenance mode on or off in an Dynamics 365 FO LBD (aka On-premise) implementation, you have to:Open Sql Server Management StudioPoint to the AXDB databaseRaise the following command, update SQLSYSTEMVARIABLES SET VALUE = 1 where PARM = ‘CONFIGURATIONMODE’Restart the Service Fabric service against all AOSs NodeWhen you’ve completed your maintenance mode activities,… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Fast Deployment
May06
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Fast Deployment – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
May06

Fast Deployment – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

Greetings!On a Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD Deployment, can occur that the Deployment fails on a certain step like the SSRS App Deployment, Synch, etc.In order to check the Deployment status and the running task, you can run the below query against the «OrchestratorData» Database.use OrchestratorDataselect * from RunBookTask order by StartDateTime descIn such case, just fixed… Continue Reading Denis...

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Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint ‘I_65518FIELD’ – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD
May06

Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint ‘I_65518FIELD’ – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations LBD

HiRecently I had a Synch issue during my deployment on a Dynamics 365 FO LBD Implementation.This is the error:Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint ‘I_65518FIELD’. Cannot insert duplicate key in object ‘dbo.SQLDICTIONARY’. The duplicate key value is (TABLEID, FIELDID, 1, 0).It seems that already exist a field with the same FieldID!With Microsoft Dynamics 365 FO I thought that issue like that… Continue...

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Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operation LCS Abort option doesn’t work
Apr22

Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operation LCS Abort option doesn’t work

Hi AllIf a package installation fail during a LCS Deployment we can choose Abort in order to stop the package application.It could happen that this option fails as well.From my side, I click on the button “MaintainRestart services” and choose IIS as a service that must be restarted.After a few seconds, I issued again the Abort option and now it completed successfully.Here some useful links:

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Synchronize the database manually – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premises Installation
Feb26

Synchronize the database manually – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premises Installation

Hi AllSometime in a D365FO On Premise deployment the Sync doesn’t triggered!What to do?You can run the Database Sync manually as per the “Copy a Finance and Operations database from SQL Server to a production Azure SQL Database environment” procedure.In an On Premise change a little bit.The steps are:Connect to RDP to an AOS NodeOpen the PowerShell ISECopy the script below and change the Bold… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics AX 2012 – TFS or VSTS Build topics
Feb12

Dynamics AX 2012 – TFS or VSTS Build topics

Hi AllAbout the fantastic TFS/VSTS Build world, here a list of useful links about the TFS/VSTS Build staff.Especially on use VSTS instead of TFS.TFS Build WorkflowAnnouncing: AX TFS Build LibraryLocal TF Build + VSO + Dynamics AXConfiguring on-premises Build server for Visual Studio OnlineLocal TF Build with VSO – IntroVSO licensing changes: more for lessDynamics AX Admin scripts for 2009… Continue Reading Denis...

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Deploy SSRS Reports Manually – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premises Installation
Jan02

Deploy SSRS Reports Manually – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premises Installation

Hi All and Happy 2018!!In an D365FO On Premise Installation you can raise an issue where the SSRS Reports are not deployed.From my understanding it should be a Bug that will be fixed soon.However, you can deploy them manually following the below steps:Go to the SSRS nodes.Access to… Continue Reading Denis Macchinetti’s Article on their blog Deploy SSRS Reports Manually – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On...

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Use the same ADFS Server for multiple On Premises Environment – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premises Installation
Dec15

Use the same ADFS Server for multiple On Premises Environment – Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations On Premises Installation

Hi AllAccording to the Microsoft documentation you should have an ADFS Server for each On Premise Environment.As per my understanding, the reason is related to the workflowClientId that is an hard coded value in  the Publish-ADFSApplicationGroup.ps1 Powershell script.Check my post as well.Due to this reason, in order to use the same ADFS Server you have to add a new Host in the Application… Continue...

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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Use the same ADFS Server for multiple On Premises Environment
Dec15
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Dynamics AX = Denis Macchinetti: Setup the AOS Balancing on AIF WEB Services or WHS Mobile Portal
Oct29
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