Security Diagnostics

When you want to configure or develop custom security in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, you would possibly want to know the menu item name which is being used. There are options to trackback all information in the AOT in Visual Studio. But how to get the information if you don’t have access to Visual Studio and only are able to access the application? This question will be answered in this blog post.

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Default language

In this post, you will learn how you can change the default language when you create a new user in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. It is a kind of hidden feature which can be controlled using a setup.

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Dynamics 365 Saturday Amsterdam 2019

On May 18, 2019 there will be a Dynamics 365 Saturday event in the Netherlands. This is a free event to learn about different topics related to the various Dynamics 365 applications. I will be a speaker with a presentation about Security development and configuration in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.

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Secure by retail channel

When I initially learned AX 2012, before it got released, I was quite enthusiastic about the security changes and the organization hierarchies. Then also I learned about the eXtensible Data Security (XDS) concept. While working on one of my first AX2012 implementations, I also had to do a presentation for a Dutch community. The topic was about the Organizations and Hierarchies. While preparing the session, I suddenly got the idea to combine security role assignments, organizational hierarchies and XDS. After the presentation, I lost the demo and objects used at that time. For another presentation during the Summit EMEA in Dublin this year, also about organizational hierarchies, I decided to create a new demo. In a former blog, you can find the link for downloading the objects for this example. (Extensible Data Security examples for Microsoft Dynamics)

In this blog, I will explain you how this “Secure by retail channel” works functionally and technically.

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