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From the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Blogs: Working with NAV 2015 for Tablets; Adding currencies; End of NAV 2009 support

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW

A selection of the latest insight from the Dynamics NAV blogs:

  • How to Get Microsoft Dynamics NAV for Tablets to Connect Using a Self-Signed Certificate;
  • Extensibility for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Tablet Client;
  • How to Set Up Additional Currencies in Microsoft Dynamics NAV;
  • NAV 2009 Mainstream Support Ends January 13, 2015

How to Get Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 for Tablets to Connect Using a Self-Signed Certificate

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV team has some info to help you connect NAV 2015 for tablets using a self-signed certificate. The targets for the blog post are the following apps: Dynamics NAV for iPad; Dynamics NAV for Android; Dynamics NAV for modern Windows

The Internet Information Services Manager (IIS) needs a trusted certificate that holds the private key for https, the teams says. iOS and Android need the https certificate to be trusted by a root certificate.

"In this blog post, you will be creating one certificate that is used for both the IIS to enable https and to install on your device. Follow the steps below and replace the following string: <your site name> with the name of the site. You can either use a real name like, or use your pc name. It must match the first part of the URL that you have specified. Currently the PowerShell script New-SelfSignedCertificateEx supports Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and newer."

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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.