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From the Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX Blogs: Importing users; Upload CSVs; License counts; Enable WMS, TMS

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW

In this week's Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 blogs:

  • Importing Users in D365 Operations Using Excel
  • D365FO Use of FileUpload Control to Read CSV File
  • Data collection for the Named User License Counts Report in Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Cumulative Update 9 and Later
  • How to: Enable Warehouse and Transportation Management

Importing Users in D365 Operations Using Excel

On his Yet Another Dynamics AX Blog, Tommy Skaue explained how you can easily connect to your Dynamics 365 Operations instance using Excel.

However, he pointed out that while it's probably easier and faster to import users from Azure Active Directory, he wanted to show that it's also possible to import users using Excel with the Dynamics Office add-in.

You may have seen the data entity "System User" (SystemUserEntity), and you may have tried using it to add users with it, and furthermore you may also have seen the error "A row created in data set SystemUser was not published. Error message: Write failed for table row of type ‘SystemUserEntity.' Infolog: Error: Error in getting SID."

Skaue wrote that you'll get the same error through Excel if you don't provide some additional columns and information while you're trying to create a user through that data entity.

You can read the rest of the post and learn how to import users into Dynamics 365 using Excel here.

D365FO Use of FileUpload Control to Read CSV File

On the About Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Enterprise Edition with Sukrut blog, Sukrut Parab wrote that in a Dynamics AX implementation you're often required to upload ...

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About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.