AX7/D365/Operations: Create custom data entity

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how we can develop a custom data entity for a custom table in Dynamics 365 for Operations. Prerequisites: Access to Dynamics 365 for Operations instance via remote desktop. To be provisioned as an administrator for the instance. Visual Studio project, model, package have been created. Custom … Continue reading AX7/D365/Operations: Create custom data entity

AX7/D365/Operations: Data import using data entities

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how we can import data using data entities in Dynamics 365 for Operations. Prerequisites: Access to Dynamics 365 for Operations instance via remote desktop. To be provisioned as an administrator for the instance. Business requirement: Ability to import/migrate legacy business data to Dynamics 365 for Operations. … Continue reading AX7/D365/Operations: Data import using data entities

AX7/D365/Operations: Data export using data entities

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how we can export data using out-of-band (OOB) data entities from Dynamics 365 for Operations. Prerequisites: Access to Dynamics 365 for Operations instance via remote desktop. To be provisioned as an administrator or at least data management officer for the instance. Business requirement: Ability to export … Continue reading AX7/D365/Operations: Data export using data entities

AX7/D365/Operations: Data entities export data error

 Exception: While exporting data from local VM of Dynamics 365 for Operations, you might get an error if the Azure storage emulator is not running. Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.StorageException: Unable to connect to the remote server —> System.Net.WebException: Unable to connect to the remote server —> System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused … Continue reading AX7/D365/Operations: Data entities export data error

AX 2012: Add custom field to standard DIXF target entity

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to describe how we can add custom fields to standard DIXF target entity. While performing data migration for standard entities like customer, we often come across a requirement to load data for customized fields as well. In this post, we will add custom fields of customer master to its standard … Continue reading AX 2012: Add custom field to standard DIXF target entity

AX 2012: Customize DIXF for cross-company import

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how we can customize DIXF (Data Import Export Framework) to import customers across the companies. The standard DIXF can only import records in the current company/legal entity. Customization will allow us to perform cross-company data import. Business requirement: Ability to import customers through DIXF across the companies. Assumptions: … Continue reading AX 2012: Customize DIXF for cross-company import