Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Upgrade Steps from NAV 2017 CU4 to NAV 2018 CU2



Upgraded one of our customers from NAV2017 CU4 to NAV2018 CU2.
Steps are:

1.     Take backup of your NAV2017 CU4 database from SQL
2.     Upload Partner License and restart service
3.     Open Extension management page in NAV2017
Uninstall standard extensions



4.     Run this command to unpublish from powershell (example)
Unpublish-NAVApp -Name "Sales and Inventory Forecast" -ServerInstance dynamicsnav110
5.     Delete records of Debugger breakpoint table from database using SSMS
6.     Stop NAV2017 CU4 service
7.     Open current NAV 2017 CU4 database in NAV 2018 CU2 environment and do the convert.
8.     Delete all objects except Tables.

NOTE: I have created all fob of NAV2018 with customizations before.

I have manually merged customizations as there are only less than 20 objects modified.
You can use power shell merge commands if there are lot of customized objects.

9.     Import all objects fob file with Replace all option from Import Work Sheet. (With Later Option in Synchronize Schema)
10.Import Upgrade toolkit fob (With Later Option in Synchronize Schema)




11.Start NAV 2018 CU2 service
12.Sync-NAVTenant in Powershell
13.Compile all objects with Validation
14.Run data upgrade from Tools->Data UpgradeàStart (you can do it from Power shell also)
15.Following objects, you have to delete from converted database.
Type
ID
Name
1
9192
Pending Company Rename
3
83
Change Global Dimensions
8
1605
Office No Company Dlg
8
1802
Assisted Setup Part
8
2502
Extension Marketplace
8
5073
Sales Cycle Stages List
8
9627
Data Source List Part
8
9626
New Page Patterns List Part

16.Delete Upgrade related objects. (Version List UPG*)
Only Publish below app, don’t install
17.Publish extensions from NAV2018CU2 DVD and install if required
Publish-NAVApp -Path "C:\Install\Dynamics NAV\NAV2018CU2\Extensions\SalesAndInventoryForecast\SalesAndInventoryForecast.navx" -ServerInstance dynamicsnav110

18.Upload Customer license and restart service

Friday, 16 February 2018

February Preview - Whats New

Here is the one of the new things of February preview of extensions 2.0


If you have any issues in object/file then then it will show in red color with no. of issues in it.

Thank you, Microsoft.




Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Dynamics NAV 2013 and Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 end of mainstream support



Mainstream support for Dynamics NAV 2013 and Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 ended today. Microsoft recommends customers using this version to upgrade to a newer version of Dynamics NAV in order to ensure supportability.
Customers who are currently on a service plan can continue to access the following benefits through CustomerSource:
  • Previously released Upgrades, Updates, Service Packs, Fixes and Regulatory/Tax Updates
  • Self-Help Support through Knowledge Base articles and online content
  • Unlimited Online Training


Cumulative Update 01 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 has been released


Cumulative Update 01 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.
The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative update.
The cumulative update includes hotfixes that apply to all countries and hotfixes specific to the following local versions:
Where to find Cumulative Update 01
You can download the cumulative update from KB4058601  – Cumulative Update 01 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.
You can press one of the countries in list above for a direct download or you can download the cumulative update from the Microsoft Download Center.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 is also available from containers. Containers are a way to wrap up an application into its own isolated box, you can pull the cumulative update container from the Docker Hub.
To learn more about other Cumulative Updates already released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 please see KB  4072483.
Warning
Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:
1.    Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
2.    Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.
3.    This Cumulative Update can require a database upgrade.

Cumulative Update 14 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 has been released


Cumulative Update 14 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017.
The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative update.
The cumulative update includes hotfixes that apply to all countries and hotfixes specific to the following local versions:
Where to find Cumulative Update 14
You can download the cumulative update from KB4058600  – Cumulative Update 14 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017.
You can press one of the countries in list above for a direct download or you can download the cumulative update from the Microsoft Download Center.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 is also available from containers. Containers are a way to wrap up an application into its own isolated box, you can pull the cumulative update container from the Docker Hub.
To learn more about other Cumulative Updates already released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 please see KB  3210255.
Warning
Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:
1.    Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
2.    Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.
3.    This Cumulative Update can require a database upgrade.

Cumulative Update 27 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 has been released


Cumulative Update 27 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016.
The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative update.
The cumulative update includes hotfixes that apply to all countries and hotfixes specific to the following local versions:
Where to find Cumulative Update 27
You can see changes included in this cumulative update from KB4058599 – Cumulative Update 27 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016.
You can press one of the countries in list above for a direct download or you can download the cumulative update from the Microsoft Download Center.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 is also available from containers. Containers are a way to wrap up an application into its own isolated box, you can pull the cumulative update containers from the Docker Hub.
To learn more about other Cumulative Updates already released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 please see KB  3108728.
Warning
Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:
1.    Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
2.    Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.