Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and the problems with the ApplicationArea tag – Stefano Demiliani
May01

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and the problems with the ApplicationArea tag – Stefano Demiliani

Some users have reported that in the actual online release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central there are some standard pages that seems not to work correctly or where fields are missing and standard work can’t be done. One example reported in these days is Purchasing Codes page. Search for this page in Dynamics 365 Business Central: and click on the provided link. The… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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Dynamics NAV and the strange FaultCode=InvalidSecurity error – Stefano Demiliani
Apr28

Dynamics NAV and the strange FaultCode=InvalidSecurity error – Stefano Demiliani

A quick post for answering a user question regarding an error when connecting to his NAV server instance using the Role Tailored Client. The error that appears is: The FaultCode = ‘InvalidSecurity’ error is sometimes tricky to understand. The first thing that you can think is checking the user credentials and the service tier account, but if you’re doing so you’re not on the… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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“Dynamics 365 Business Central + NAV on Cloud” Technical Workshop on Microsoft Italy – Stefano Demiliani
Apr26

“Dynamics 365 Business Central + NAV on Cloud” Technical Workshop on Microsoft Italy – Stefano Demiliani

I’ll have the pleasure and the honour to perform a 2 days Technical Workshop about Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (plus many more other topics) for Microsoft Italy on May. The dates will be 3-4 May (first round) and 24-25 May (second round). The courses will be totally free of charge and targeted to NAV developers. All the sessions are now fully booked, we have many people… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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in-client customizations – Stefano Demiliani
Apr20

in-client customizations – Stefano Demiliani

One of the coolest features of Dynamics 365 Business Central that for sure you’ve already seen in a classic demo is the in-client customization. When you access D365BC (and you’ve permission to do so) if you open for example the Customer Card and click on the top right gear, you have the option to personalize the user interface (customer card) directly in the browser: When clicking on… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article...

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a quick clarification – Stefano Demiliani
Apr17

a quick clarification – Stefano Demiliani

In the past days many Microsoft Flow users noted that, when creating a new workflow connected to a Dynamics NAV 2018 entity, some triggers were missing. Yesterday the Microsoft NAV Team has written a post explaining the situation and this post has alarmed many Microsoft Flow users. The question that immediately comes out was: “Can I continue to use my actual workflows or my… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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GDPR features on Dynamics 365 Business Central and NAV 2018 CU 04: overview – Stefano Demiliani
Apr13

GDPR features on Dynamics 365 Business Central and NAV 2018 CU 04: overview – Stefano Demiliani

With the release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 CU 04, GDPR support in NAV 2018 goes to a step forward. The same features were available in the last days also in Dynamics 365 Business Central. I had the pleasure to see that features some months ago and provide feedbacks, in my personal opinion now the GDPR support is quite good and we can share the details with everyone (and you can share… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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NAV 2018 CU 04 is out… yes, with GDPR tools!
Apr12

NAV 2018 CU 04 is out… yes, with GDPR tools!

This update contains a big improvement on managing GDPR related tasks. The link for download are these: NAV 2018 – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56822 NAV 2017 – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56824 NAV 2016 – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56823 Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their blog

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SQL Server on Azure VM best practices – Stefano Demiliani
Apr11

SQL Server on Azure VM best practices – Stefano Demiliani

When talking about Microsoft Dynamics NAV installed on Azure, we have mainly two choices: use an Azure VM with SQL Server installed or use Azure SQL. In the Azure-based NAV deployments I see every day, it seems that using SQL Server on an Azure VM is the choice where everyone are going or prefer. However, too often I see that the installation is done like an on-premise SQL or without… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article...

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the strange behaviour that I hate… the – Stefano Demiliani
Apr09

the strange behaviour that I hate… the – Stefano Demiliani

Events in Microsoft Dynamics NAV (and in Dynamics 365 Business Central) are one of the best features of the platform ever. With events, you can now extend your business logic without modifying the original objects and events are the core for the new Extension model that we’ll use for Dynamics 365 Business Central. However, there’s a little strange behaviour regarding events that… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Disabling users to access NAV with specific client types – Stefano Demiliani
Apr05

Disabling users to access NAV with specific client types – Stefano Demiliani

Today on forums was out this question: how to disable access to Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client for specific users? Unfortunately there’s no a native function for disabling a user to access the NAV system with a specific client type (web, mobile, tablet and so on), but this can be easily handled with a customization.  My suggested way (valid also for Extensions) is to create an

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when I will be upgraded to Dynamics 365 Business Central? – Stefano Demiliani
Apr03

when I will be upgraded to Dynamics 365 Business Central? – Stefano Demiliani

This is a question that I’ve see in the air many times in these days. Many actual Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Business Edition users are worried for the announced “transition” to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and are asking everywhere when is the Microsoft’s planned date for this transition/upgrade. A quick response on this question: The update will be handled… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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few details to fix. – Stefano Demiliani
Apr03

few details to fix. – Stefano Demiliani

During the months of testing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central I’ve never played with the native mobile apps but YES, there are also native apps for every mobile platform. I’ve tested today the iOS app and it works really good. Only two notes for the Product Team to fix or start thinking: 1) The app is present on the iOS AppStore with a name that must be changed: 2) In… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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Yes… I’m a Microsoft MVP – Stefano Demiliani
Apr03

Yes… I’m a Microsoft MVP – Stefano Demiliani

April, 2 2018. This was a great day for me! After a day spent with my family in our wonderful Maggiore lake (north of Italy), in a moment of relax I’ve taken my phone for checking the emails and for a moment I was shocked: I’ve received an email from Microsoft that awards me with the title of Most Valuable Professional for Business Solutions. I’m very happy for this title. For… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central is LIVE! – Stefano Demiliani
Apr02

Dynamics 365 Business Central is LIVE! – Stefano Demiliani

Today is a great day for me, mainly for two reasons. The first reason is that starting from today, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, the SaaS ERP proposition by Microsoft based on NAV is live. All is explained well in the official announcement from Microsoft. Remember that Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV run the same application code base, but now you’ve the… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Container Sandbox Environment – Stefano Demiliani
Mar29

Container Sandbox Environment – Stefano Demiliani

In Dynamics 365 Business Central there’s an “hidden” interesting feature: By running the Sandbox Environment (Container) page you can setup a container-based sandbox that can be Azure hosted or locally hosted. When you run this page, you can choose Host in Azure or Host Locally options. If you choose Host in Azure, you’ve to connect to your Azure subscription, fill the… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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Serverless processing with Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Azure Functions – Stefano Demiliani
Mar27

Serverless processing with Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Azure Functions – Stefano Demiliani

Deploying Microsoft Dynamics NAV to the Azure cloud (IaaS) is now one of our first proposal on every new customer. When you have a customer that has embraced the cloud, it’s quite natural to start thinking on “going serverless” when implementing certain business processes. In this post, I want to describe a real world scenario I’ve recently handled in a “serverless” way. The… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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NAV Session Event table: cleanup – Stefano Demiliani
Mar26

NAV Session Event table: cleanup – Stefano Demiliani

The Session Event table (ID 2000000111) is a table present in the NAV database starting from NAV 2013. In this table NAV records every Logon, Logoff, Start, Stop, Close of a session in the current database. There are certain situations where this table could grow a lot (for example when using intensive web service transactions) and this could affect your database performances, so it’s… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article...

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Microsoft Dynamics ERP group on Telegram – Stefano Demiliani
Mar22

Microsoft Dynamics ERP group on Telegram – Stefano Demiliani

How many times you’re at customer site and you need a quick info from an expert or a colleague? How many times you need informations about a NAV feature or function in a quick way? How many times you’ve a bug in your code that needs to be solved immediately and you need an help? How many times do you want to share opinions, ideas, suggestions with other Microsoft Dynamics… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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running it on an Azure Container Instance – Stefano Demiliani
Mar22

running it on an Azure Container Instance – Stefano Demiliani

A container image is a lightweight, stand-alone, executable package of a piece of software that includes everything needed to run it: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries, settings. I was a container user from some years, mainly for developing .NET applications for the cloud or on cross-platform environments. I remember also that some years ago I’ve shared a document full of… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: Q&A – Stefano Demiliani
Mar16

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: Q&A – Stefano Demiliani

The official Mcrosoft’s announcement of the upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (the SaaS ERP proposition based on NAV core, available from April 2, 2018, that I will call here D365BC) has generated lots of excitements and lots of rumours at the same time. I want to try here to help answering many questions that I’m receiving in these days. NOTE: these are… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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