Sumit Potbhare

Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail

ePOS | AX 2012 R3 | Declare starting amount using multiple currency

Hi Guys, Hope you are keeping up with RetailDAXing. In last few weeks I got many questions on “how to declare start amount in multiple currency“. Although this is not something which is provided out of box at POS, but I will show you how to achieve this with minor customization.
NOTE: We will only go through the functional side of this enhancement. You need to discuss this with your DEV team for Customization.

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AX 2012 R3 | Statement Posting| Part IV: Hotfixes

Hi Guys, Hope you are keeping up with RetailDAXing. I hope you might have gone through my previous post on Statement posting where we have covered various setup and process. This is the 4th part of my Statement posting blog series. In this blog I would like to share different hotfixes that has been introduced in the latest CU12 update. Below is the list of all such issues that you might encounter in the previous updates that is fixed in CU12. Read more…

AX 2012 R3 | Statement Posting| Part II: Retail Parameters and Batch Configuration

Hi Guys, Hope you are keeping up with RetailDAXing. I have started a blog series where we will go through different setup and ultimately the operation about Statement posting which is a key operation in Retail module. This is the 2nd part of my Statement posting blog series. In this blog we will see, few more setups required in Retail parameters and batch configuration.

Retail Parameters

The posting section in Retail parameters form is used to specify parameters that are used to post discounts, inventory updates, settlements, and other retail operations.

Discount specific posting

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AX 2012 R3 | Statement Posting| Part I: Introduction and Setup

Hi Guys, I hope you are keeping up with RetailDAXing. This blog is my another effort for sharing information about the most important part in the Retail module which is Statement Posting. I have kept this in multiple parts for better understanding.

In this blog, we will go through some Introduction and setups required to drive Statement posting.

What is Statement?

  • Retail documents that contain a collection of inventory and financial transactions from POS for a given store over a specified period of time.
  • Transactions can be posted in detail or aggregated.
  • Posting of a statement will create and invoice Sales orders, create payment journals and settle against the Sales invoice.
  • Provides consistent tracking and referencing of sales across channels

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AX 2012 R3 CU12 | Cortana Intelligence Service management module

Hi Guys, In this blog I would like to share some information on Cortana intelligence services (CIS) management which is a new module that introduces machine learning capability in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU12. This might have a positive impact in changing the way Retailers provide meaningful up-sell capabilities, generate related products to attract customer and also send email for product recommendation using Customer purchase history.

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Retail Scheduler Job – Apply failed | The given value of type String from the data source cannot be converted to type datetime of the specified target column

Hi Guys, Hope you all are keeping up with RetailDAXing. In this blog, I will help you troubleshoot one of those many scheduler job errors which annoy everyone. Sometimes it gets very hard to troubleshoot and find the exact reason for the cause. This is my small efforts to help you with these error.

This blog is about the error you get in the Download session form under message column-

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Retail Configuration | Copy from Source to Destination environment in AX 2012 R3

Hi Guys,

In this blog, we are going to see, how can we copy different setups from one environment to another, without any development. You might have come across the different tool to transfer the data from Test to PROD environment, but here we will have a look at the most simple tool i.e “Definition group”.

With “Definition groups”, you can export a single table or group of tables (for a particular set of configuration), that can be directly imported in the destination environment. The “Definition groups” when exported create DAT and DEF file which is required at the time of import. However during import you only select the DAT file. Read more…

AX 2012 R3 Benchmark | Retail and Distribution

Hi Guys, I have been working on POS performance from last couple of days and found few interesting information that I would like to share with you.

Microsoft conducted a 24-hour “day in the life” benchmark of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 to measure the application’s performance and scalability characteristics when running retail and distribution workloads. The benchmark ran a variety of functional scenarios that use different client and integration technologies, thereby providing a broad view of enterprise resource planning (ERP) workload performance on AX 2012 R3.


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ePOS Performance | Switch speed from Online to Offline mode

Hi Guys, This is the second blog from my ePOS performance blog series. You might have viewed my last blog on ePOS | Retail Implementation using SQL Express which will help you in reducing the Database size when dealing with SQL Express. Here we will talk about reducing the time for ePOS to switch between Online to Offline mode. Read more…

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