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Using a Synology NAS as VPN Server

Did you know that it is possible to use a Synology NAS as VPN Server? You can install the VPN Server from the Package Center.

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Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013

This year Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 is taking place in New Orleans. Unfortunately I will not be able to attend the Convergence – but I’m still able to following it

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Locking and Unlocking Objects

With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 the possibility for locking and unlocking objects was introduced and does also exist in NAV 2013. Locking and unlocking objects is very useful in environments where multiple developers are working together in the same […]

 

Writing an automation for Navision in C#

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Writing a automation for Navision is pretty simple, when you first know how to do it :-)

First of all, I assume that you already know about C#.

So here are the basic steps for creating an automation:

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C# and Dns.GetHostEntry

I am currently building a new FTP automation for Navision.

During this I discovered that Dns.GetHostEntry is not always stable.
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Caesars Cipher in Navision

Lately I have been reading some books about Cryptology and there I stumbled upon Caesars Cipher.

Caesars Cipher is a very simple form of Cryptation. Its method is to replace each plaintext letter with one a fixed number of places down the alphabet. The fixed number is the Key.

Ex. with a key 3 – the letter A will become D. B will become E etc.

So the word SECRET will be come VHFUHW.
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Reconfiguring a 64bit IIS to use 32bit ASP

I just installed the ExpandIT Online Connector on a Server which is running the 64bit version of Windows 2003.

The Installation went well – and everything seams to be running – until I noticed, that the ASP pages could not use the ActiveX object for the ExpandIT Online Connector.

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Trace Flag 4616

When using Navision (Dynamics NAV 5.0 or higher) with SQL 2005 (express or full) – you will receive a trace flag error, when trying to create a new database, unless you already has changed your SQL Server configuration.

So what to do when receiving this error? That’s simple – add the trace flag ;-)
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Splitting files using Visual Basic Scripts

Do you occasionally need to split a file based on its content?

If yes – then this can be done quickly by using a Visual Basic Script and “Scripting.FileSystemObject”.

Lets take a closer look.
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