View Details not visible

The view details option can be a powerful and useful feature allowing users to quickly jump from one record to the master record. However when this feature is not available it can be frustrating.

Recently I had a client that this was not working for some users for the Item Number field. The problem is user permissions, but what do you need to add to the user’s role to make the view detail work for item numbers.

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AX2012 R2 Database Synchronization Error – Failed to create a session

While testing some system configuration switches I had to re-synchronize the database a number of times. When I first synchronized the system I received the following error:

Failed to create a session; Confirm that the user has the proper privileges to log on to Microsoft Dynamics.

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Cross Reference Update – Batch-able

The standard Cross Reference update is not batch-able, which means to run the cross reference either you need to use the command line or use the client, either way it ties up the client machine, and is a little bit of a pain.

It is fairly easy to modify the system to make the Cross Reference update batch-able. Simple make the following code modifications and the cross reference update will include the batch option, and will run on the server rather than the client.

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AX 2012 R2 SSRS Installation Service Endpoint Error (part 2)

Trying to do an install of SSRS with AX2012 R2 and came across another endpoint issue. Looking at the AIF inbound ports found none of the services would start. Each one would report the following type error:

Object Server 01:  System.OperationCanceledException: AIF service group not activated.  Service group: BIService.  Error: HTTP could not register URL http://+:8101/DynamicsAx/Services/ BIService /. Your process does not have access rights to this namespace (see for details.

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