Last year I posted some tips on the Microsoft Dynamics AX Security Development Tool. Recently my colleague Boye Walters also wrote an episode and named it Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 7. Well… he fanned the fire on his topic and here is another edition: Tips on AX 2012 Security Development Tool – Part 8; focusing on the view type Duties and Privileges.

While we always focus on roles, we sometimes forget about completeness of privileges or duties. Namely in ISV development this is very important. A privilege should be able to be reused in other duties. In addition duties needs to work in various roles. For example if a new Duty called “Maintain rentals” is created you would like to have this person be able to maintain rental items, but he should also be able to view related transactions.

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