Author Archives: Johan Groenewald

About Johan Groenewald

I'm a Microsoft Dynamics AX Developer, working at Axnosis in Pretoria, South Africa, with over 15 years experience as a software developer and working for the past 5 years on Dynamics AX 2009 and 2012.

Multidimensional array in Microsoft Dynamics AX

So, we had the situation where we needed to use a multidimensional array within AX. AX can only handles a single dimensional array, and using the .NET classes, caused some issues when with type conversions. Eventually we ended up creating … Continue reading

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AX2012: Using the Excel add-in, you might receive the error: “The role that you are assigned does not have permission to access the selected data.”

In AX2012, while using the Excel add-in, you might receive the error: “The role that you are assigned does not have permission to access the selected data.” Cause: A Full CIL or Incremental CIL might be running, causing this error. … Continue reading

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AX2012 – The Complexities of an upgrade

Project managers and clients don’t really understand the complexities of upgrading an environment to a new Roll-up / CU version.  Well, how difficult can it be?  And why can’t it be done right now? Well, usually it is not a … Continue reading

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AX2012 R3 CU8 – AOT Compile Errors on Payroll Classes related to Symmetry DLL

Symptom: In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8, we found 22 errors after running a full compile on the AOT, all related to the Summetry Namespace. After researching the web, and trying all of the solutions offered on other websites, … Continue reading

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SysDictTable object not initialised: Error

Symptom: When a user tries to invoice a purchase order that is linked to a Project, the user might receive the following error: SysDictTable object not initialised. Stack trace (S)\Data Dictionary\Tables\SourceDocumentHeader\Methods\getSourceDocumentImplementation – line 5 (S)\Classes\SourceDocumentLineItem\parmSourceDocument – line 8 (S)\Classes\ProjectSourceDocumentLineItemHelper\projTransType – line 21 … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 Setup for best performance

I know there are a lot of blogs and forums out there explaining what to do to increase performance on any of the Windows Server environments.  However, with so much information, I was amazed to find standard settings with the default … Continue reading

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When Exporting certain reports from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to Excel, the values are not numbers, but act as strings

When exporting certain reports from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to Excel, the values are exported as string instead of numbers. To replicate the issue: 1. Menu: General ledger > Reports > Reconciliation > Vendor > Vendor 2. Click Ok on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Error resolution

We will list a number of Errors that you can receive within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, and the solutions to get AX to work again: 1. “No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8201” When … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics AX Development and Integration Module

The Microsoft Dynamics AX Development and Integration Module consists out of the following features: .NET Business Connector based Integration Dynamics AX AIF Integration Application Object Tree and IntelliMorph X++ Programming with MorphX IDE Other Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Modules you might … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics AX Reporting and Business Intelligence Module

The Microsoft Dynamics AX Reporting and Business Intelligence Module consists out of the following features: SQL Server Reporting Services for Dynamics AX SQL Server Analysis Server and Data Cubes Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics Other Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Modules you … Continue reading

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