Analysis server and Active Directory

When you have deployed the standard DAX2012 cubes to your analysis server, you may encounter issues in viewing the information through the standard reports or role centres.

The integration between the different systems utilities Kerberos authentication. It is important to ensure the Active Directory on your domain is using a function level of Windows 2003 or greater, as Kerberos is not supported by Windows 2000 Active Directory functional level.

Transfer Orders and Pallets (AX2009 and AX2012)

When you create a transfer order in AX2012 or AX2009, and using Pallet Id’s, the system does not include the pallet number on the receiving warehouse. This means you need to create a new pallet and re-process everything on the pallet as part of the receiving process.

I have found that a number of customers want to keep the pallet number and the contents the same.

Continue reading

Slip streaming DAX 2012 installations

It makes life a lot easier to built one installation set to install your DAX 2012 software along with any kernel patches or CU updates. Simple copy the files into a directory (one for each patch or update) under the installation folder ‘Updates’. This will mean that when you install a client, or any other DAX component the installation will automatically update with the ‘updates’ so everything can be installed in one process and wont be missed or forgotten.

SSRS Report error – Assemble expression_host

When trying to run an SSRS report the following message was returned:

Failed to load expression host assembly. Details: Could not load file or assembly ‘expression_host_1c6a722005524f70be7333e2c928f09a, Version=12.2.3000.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null’ or one of its dependencies. Failed to grant permission to execute. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131418) (rsErrorLoadingExprHostAssembly)

Continue reading