Start Dynamics NAV Development Client (C/SIDE) from PowerShell

Now when we’re at it .. It might be interesting to also start a development client from PowerShell. Why would it be? Well, just suppose you’re creating a merge-script. And in case of conflicts, you want to: Set up a new database Import the merged objects, including conflicts Open the Development Environment to start solving … Continue reading »

Start Dynamics NAV Windows Client (RTC) from PowerShell

After my sessions during “conference season”, I promised to blog about my scripts. I decided to do this on small pieces of scripts .. and this one is so useful, though I only realised it was useful until I wanted to do a gimmick during a script. I’m actually using it all the time now … Continue reading »
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Get a specific Dynamics NAV Server Setting with PowerShell (a better Get-NAVServerConfiguration)

You might remember this blogpost: NAV 2013 R2: Powershell function to check if ServerInstance is Multitenant or not. It was a small tip on how to check a certain setting. Recently I was working on a script, where I needed some other serversettings, and looking back on the way I was doing the above .. … Continue reading »

Remove a “Dynamics NAV Web Client” (Remove-NAVWebServerInstance)

You might have run into this .. trying to remove a Web Server Instance, but not finding a corresponding PowerShell commandlet for that. As you know, there are LOADS of PowerShell commandlets for server administration. But in the list, there is not a “Remove-NAVWebServerInstance”. This list kind of prooves it: Is it forgotten? I don’t … Continue reading »
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NAV2015: MODIFYALL behaviour on SQL Server

I’ve just spent an evening on something that I noticed earlier in one of my projects that wasn’t clear to me. And when you don’t understand something? You write blogposts, right? You might have figured from the title .. It was regarding the MODIFYALL. Now, long time ago – in 2008 – I wrote a … Continue reading »

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Coding Guidelines

It was announced a while back (if I’m not mistaken at NAVTechDays), but today, they are officially published on the NAV Design Patterns Wiki, as anounced by Mark Brummel. Coding guidelines are important .. and they have been there for a long time at Microsoft. One might wonder why it took about 25 years to … Continue reading »
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Happy New Year (and a few more things…)

Small little post to wish you all the best in 2015 (and all the years to come, of course .. not only 2015 :-)). May the best moments in 2014 be the worst in 2015! Always liked that sentence :-). There are a few (very different) things that I would like to mention .. Mainstream … Continue reading »
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Running PowerShell from NAV

Lots to blog about .. . After all my sessions in the different conventions, I promised to blog the solutions, the scripts that I used during the sessions. Well, let’s start with the most interesting one .. at least in my opinion ;-). Not a script Indeed .. I’m blogging about PowerShell .. and it … Continue reading »
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Dynamics NAV 2015 Windows Client DOES NOT require a 64-bit operating system

Wow .. lots of reactions on my previous post “Dynamics NAV 2015 Windows Client requires a 64-bit operating system“. basically telling me I was wrong. So the link above doesn’t work anymore, because I decided to remove the post. May be some more information on why I was wrong.. (which I’m glad I was ;-)). … Continue reading »
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Dynamics NAV 2015 Windows Client requires a 64-bit operating system

Dynamics NAV 2015 has been out for quite a while.. . And also the System Requirements are very well known, as many people have been blogging about it. But… Today, we encountered something we totally didn’t expect or realize. The client of NAV2015 is still installing in the 32-bit Profile Files folder. So one might … Continue reading »
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NAV TechDays 2014

I’m ashamed. I call myself a Microsoft Dynamics NAV blogger .. and I barely have time for it. :(. Anyway .. I finally put all the work aside .. and made time for it. NAV TechDays 2014 is already over for quite some time .. already two weeks! After each NAV TechDays conference, I tell … Continue reading »

Platform updates overview – NAV 2015

Here you are! The first cumulative update of NAV2015. You see, lots has been .. uhm .. Featured! Version Build No. KB number Info NAV 2015 RTM 37874 38457 3013215 Cumulative update 1 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 (Build 38457) The Windows client crashes after pressing ALT+TAB. Promoted actions jump to the initial ribbon … Continue reading »
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PowerShell Script to Merge NAV Versionlist

I’ve been trying to get this out for a while now.. finally I was able to :-). If you have been to one of the Directions (US or EMEA) or the last session of the Dutch Dynamics Community, you might have visited one of the session about the great new addition in NAV2015 (in fact, … Continue reading »

Directions EMEA 2014: Final Thoughts

Boy I’m busy :-/. Since the very minute I arrived back in Belgium from this convention, I have been working on going live with one of the most challenging projects I’ve ever done… . But that’s probably for another blogpost :-). Directions EMEA… It’s been a heavy convention for me. Not one minute of peace … Continue reading »
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NAV 2009 Mainstream Support Ends January 13, 2015

Like with all new releases, old released get discontinued. That’s how it goes with software. And for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, it’s not different. Yesterday, NAV 2015 was released to customers .. and today I got the message when the latest supported version (which is currently NAV 2009) is going out of support. And you might … Continue reading »
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