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.


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


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 […]


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 »

Could Not Load Type Library – Application Handler


Lately I have been talking with some people, which have received the error “Could Not Load Type Library”. All these errors were caused by missing registration of the NSAppHandler.dll.

The NSAppHandler.dll can be registered in the following steps: Read more »

Mibuso Conference 2009

Mibuso conference 2009

Last week I did attend the Mibuso Conference in Mechelen, Belgium.

This was a very interesting Conference! On the Agenda was:
• Next Generation Unified Communications Platform
• Dynamics NAV
• Delivering Software to a Global Audience.

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