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AX 2012 client error : Invalid directory structure for Microsoft Dynamics AX


I was playing around with AX 2012 in one of my labs and I started getting following error.

 AX 2012

To be frank with you, I had made couple of KB updates and few cuddling with my system registry for checking some components. But believe me I landed up in a mess and started getting the following error, was clueless on what was leading to this issue.

AX 2012:Client Calendar lookups do not consider local system regional settings

A strange design change in AX 2012 Client calendar look ups observed.

To give you a brief, until AX 2009,we considered AX client calendar taking the local client system setting. Meaning, if we go to windows >> change the date, time settings and change the first day of the week as monday;my expectation with AX 2009 is, if I do this modification and open my AX client and then go to any of the date field and click Calendar lookup then I should be able to see the calendar for this month starting with day as Monday.

Encumbrance & Pre- Encumbrance (Commitment Accounting AX2012)


When the encumbrance process is enabled, we can create purchase order encumbrances that are recorded in the general ledger when a purchase order is confirmed.

Encumbered amounts on a purchase order are relieved when a vendor invoice is confirmed to spend all or part of the encumbered amount. Relieved amounts are subtracted from the amount of the purchase order encumbrance.

How do I perform 'Consolidation' in AX ?

Consolidation is simply gathering transactions from several company accounts into a single set of company accounts (Consolidation). We can't post daily transaction in consolidation company.

To perform a Consolidation process,

  • First,we need to create a New Legal Entity for consolidation
  • tick the "Use for Financial Consolidation Process" in General Tab
  • set up the consolidation company as set by subsidiary company. Like chart of accounts,currency, exchange rate
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