ArcherPoint Dynamics NAV Business Central Developer Digest – vol 346

This edition of Developer Digest digs deep into one major challenge with SSL Certificates and configuring a service tier in Dynamics 365 Business Central. The Dynamics NAV and Business Central community, including the ArcherPoint technical staff, is made up of developers, project managers, and consultants who are constantly communicating, with the common goal of  sharing… Continue reading ArcherPoint Dynamics NAV Business Central Developer Digest – vol 346

Using PowerShell to Refresh a Microsoft Dynamics Business Central On Prem Test Database

I don’t blog very often, but when I do, I try to include some sort of catchy image as part of the intro. A brief search of the Googles for the word, “refreshing” was disappointing; images ranged from fruity and fizzy boozy drinks to platitudes along the “Live Love Laugh” genre. I can’t work with… Continue reading Using PowerShell to Refresh a Microsoft Dynamics Business Central On Prem Test Database

How to Code in AL for Dynamics Business Central Without Using Docker

It’s been a while since I have descended into the blog mines to dig with my hands and find precious blog ore. Today, we’re going to talk about Microsoft Dynamics Business Central (BC) development. Most everything you read about BC development involves using Docker containers. Let’s start with what many of us are thinking: “I… Continue reading How to Code in AL for Dynamics Business Central Without Using Docker

What Version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Should I Use for This Database?

Suppose you are walking down the street, a stranger quietly trades briefcases with you, and your new briefcase contains a Microsoft Dynamics NAV database inside of a SQL backup. The stranger slips off into the foggy night. This sort of thing happens to me all of the time, and then I am left with this… Continue reading What Version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Should I Use for This Database?

My Dynamics NAV Database is Huge! What is using up All That Space?

“We’re gonna need a bigger boat.” Roy Scheider, “Jaws” Maybe a disk drive is starting to get full.  Maybe backups take too long to run.  Whatever the reason, sometimes it’s nice to know what is using up all of that database space.  There are two ways to figure out which tables are to blame –… Continue reading My Dynamics NAV Database is Huge! What is using up All That Space?

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How to Determine Who Has a Table Locked in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

I recently fielded a support call from a frantic customer that went something like this: “Help! Nobody can post anything! All we get is a message that Item Ledger Entry is locked by another user! AAAAAAHHH!!!” Very useful. The system knows enough to realize there is a block, but won’t bother to tell you which… Continue reading How to Determine Who Has a Table Locked in Microsoft Dynamics NAV