Archive for June, 2009

Uploading a file with FTP from Navision



I have earlier written an article about a FTP Automation. Now it is time to describe how to upload a file without the use of a Automation but with use of the standard FTP program.

The upload is done in 2 steps:

  • Build a put script
  • Use the put script to upload the file.

So how do we build a put script? Take a look here: Read more »

How to transfer user logins between to SQL Servers

Hi !

If you are installing a new SQL Server and would like to transfer the logins from an old SQL Server, without doing a SQL restore, then you can do it with a script.

Take a look on this article How to transfer logins and passwords between instances of SQL Server; here Microsoft describes how to do it. Read more »

Can we use NAV 2009 objects in older versions?

A guy I know wanted to reuse objects from NAV 2009 in a NAV 5.0 SP1 but had some difficulties by doing it.

In the Navision versions below 2009 you could easily reuse objects. For example there were no problems in moving objects between NAV 4 and NAV 5. So why are there problems when moving objects from NAV 2009 to NAV 5.0 SP1?

Most users will think there is no problem, due to the fact that NAV 2009 is basically just a NAV 5.0 SP2 – but they will get wiser. Read more »

Transforming Forms to Pages

If you are using the Role Tailored Client and want to use the Forms in it, you have to transform them to Pages. In NAV 2009 you can transform Forms to Pages with the help of the form transformation tool.

So the first thing to do – is to install the form transformation tool. To install the form transformation tool, just copy the contents of the transformation tool folder to any location on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 server. Read more »

XMLports – What are they and how to use them

XMLports was introduced with Navision 4.0 – they act like dataports, with a small difference. They can only be used for XML-formatted data and they must by executed from some other routine.

In the XMLport designer – you set up a defined format. Just think of it, as a kind of schema (xsd). You can add Elements and Attributes and in the Properties you can setup the Encoding and the DefaultNamespace. Read more »