December Release - Dynamics AX2012 R3 update

The December release for Dynamics AX 2012 R3 version is now available in LCS on the updates tile inside your R3 project. This update represents a typical collection of smaller functional improvements and technical fixes.  Bugs were fixed in all areas with enhancements found in Warehouse & Transportation, Master planning, Service Management, Project Accounting, Inventory, Retail, DIXF, APAC & Europe localizations. Please see the full list of hotfixes below to search for your specific issue newly included in this release. This release is a cumulative package including all other fixes released in the prior CU13 update. This release is intended to give visibility into fixes recently shipped for R3, including some features and design changes that are newly released in this month.


Here are a few details related to this release:

  • Primary Build: 6.3.6000.3475
  • Number of Application hotfixes: 84
  • Number of Binary hotfixes: 12



Details of the install process can be found here:

What is included in this month’s release?

Design Change Requests, Feature Requests & RegFs

KB Details Description of issue or change request Description of enhancement
KB_4051245 Excel format and electronic XML format of transport tax declaration are changed for 2016 reporting  The changes in the hotfix enable the changes for the excel format and electronic XML format of the transport tax declaration for 2016 reporting in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3.
KB_4041655 CH - Swiss direct debit ISO20022 (only CH-DD, no CH-TA=LSV+/BDD) - AX 6.3 Implemented new Payment Format for Swiss direct debit and reports based on SEPA DD reports. 
KB_4056454 Dropping the indexes that are created outside of AOT. The changes in the hotfix allow you to add the "dropindexcreatedoutsideofaot" registry to determine whether to drop the indexes created outside of AOT. 
KB_4056915 Performance Issue:- When item bar codes are quickly scanned into Modern POS (MPOS), it cannot handle this quickly enough, which starts to concatenate the barcode strings, and you have to slow down or restart the transaction completely. The changes in the hotfix update the keyboard listener to be smarted when detecting scans and how scans are processed. It also considers more delimiters that designate the end of a scan.
KB_4052311 This regulatory feature addresses the changes in SPED Contributions payout to attend the practical guide 1.25. The changes in the hotfix enable the update for Brazilian SPED Contributions in Practical guide 1.25.
KB_4056851 As per the current design when user enters transaction amount greater than authorized amount system doesn’t validate this and allows user to create the line. To fix the issue, system will validate the transaction amount. If budget controller is on, travel requisition amount is mapped to expense line and amount is greater than budget amount then system will not allow
KB_4056794 There is an error message of an incorrect entered tender declaration amount and recount issues. The shift cannot be closed due to the wrong tender declaration amount. The changes in the hotfix resolve the reported issues as POS will provide more information in the error message. MPOS will ask you to confirm saving the wrong value or not, When the number of recounts reach the maximum recount limit, disallow saving the declared amounts
KB_4057006 When an item is counted in a warehouse, another counting journal cannot be created in a different warehouse for the same item. You cannot create a new counting journal due to the following error message:"Item XXX is locked for updates in warehouse A because it is being counted." The changes in the hotfix allow the same item to exist in multiple counting journals for parallel import. When the policy on the counting journal name of "counting status registration policy" is set to enabled, the original behavior is kept. When it is set to disabled, the new behavior takes place.
KB_4053536 Assume that you try to do month end reconciliation from the Accrued purchases report to the general ledger module. There are differences for any catch weight (CW) item that has a different quantity than the default between what is posted in the purchase receipt journal and the amount that shows on the Accrued purchases report. The changes in the hotfix makes sure the Accrued purchases report is correct when the quantity receipt differs for the CW items.
KB_4052761 Starting from December 2017 Russian indirect taxes declaration must be created in the new format. The solution is to make changes in the existing format, so it would satisfy new requirements.
KB_4056546 When you do management sales picking work, it is missing the related work inventory transactions. The changes in the hotfix make sure that the sales picking work has the related work inventory transactions as expected.

Fixes Released

KB Number Complete Feature Path Title
KB_4057287 \AX Retail "Drawer URL" in Japanese translation is wrong
KB_4056904 \AX Retail Brazil/BRA: "Identify customer for sales" error when executing the payment for products with price over 10,000.00
KB_4056384 \AX Retail\Solution\Customers and loyalty\Customers and Groups New customers created by POS don't copy the "Mandatory credit limit" property from the default customer
KB_4056052 \AX Retail\Solution\Financials\Statement Calculation "You must select a" error when trying to calculate retail statements
KB_4057807 \AX Retail\Solution\Order management\Back Office (Cross-Channel) Fulfilment of Retail Store Customer Order SO status remains open for non-stocked items after posting packing slip
KB_4056004 \AX Retail\Solution\Order management\Taxes Error required to be raised when tax calculation fails on POS
KB_4057289 \AX Retail\Solution\Store operations and POS\Sales, Returns and Other Transactions Cannot return a customer order after installing hotfix KB4052118
KB_4057286 \AX Retail\Solution\Store operations and POS\Sales, Returns and Other Transactions Refund shipping charges functionality doesn't work for return orders in POS
KB_4057288 \AX Retail\Solution\Store operations and POS\Sales, Returns and Other Transactions Operator name doesn't get printed for the "Customer account payments" receipt type on POS receipt transactions
KB_4056836 \AXL\APAC localizations\Japan Japan/JPN: Getting stuck in a loop when calculating payment date with payment terms of cutoff date
KB_4056084 \AXL\Europe Localizations Italy/ITA: Italian sales tax payment report shows a wrong invoice number in case of Split payment
KB_4054747 \AXL\Europe Localizations United Kingdom/GBR: The Control list report is missing information if you are restricted to payment company only
KB_4057613 \AXL\Europe Localizations\Eastern Europe\Poland Poland/POL: Polish SAF reports are extremely slow
KB_4056551 \AXL\Europe Localizations\Europe Common\Intrastat Netherlands/NLD: Intrastat transactions shows the country code value with three digits but not two digits
KB_4041867 \AXL\Europe Localizations\Italy Italy/ITA: Depreciation run date editable in vendor orders isn't transferred on the value model
KB_4042264 \AXL\Europe Localizations\Italy Italy/ITA: The new up and down buttons in the Setup form don't work as expected in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Italian Periodic VAT payment communication
KB_4057323 \AXL\Europe Localizations\Russian Federation\AP AR Russia/RUS: Advance adjustment posting error for two product types
KB_4055464 \AXL\Europe Localizations\Russian Federation\Sales tax Russia/RUS: "Voucher XXX, date YYY" error when posting a payment journal and closing the sales book
KB_4058015 \AXL\Europe Localizations\Russian Federation\SCM Russia/RUS: "Quantity XXX cannot be" error when trying to do shipment cancellation
KB_4056845 \AXL\LATAM Localizations\Brazil "Exception has been thrown" error when trying to approve NF-e
KB_4057623 \AXL\LATAM Localizations\Brazil Brazil/BRA: "Exempt base amount" field is wrong when executing the adjustment for the ICMS tax
KB_4056088 \AXL\LATAM Localizations\Brazil Brazil/BRA: Missing fiscal document code (NCM) from item when Product type = 10 and file is rejected by government
KB_4056089 \AXL\LATAM Localizations\Brazil Brazil/BRA: Missing cancel accounting date for a canceled TO invoice in SPED Fiscal file
KB_4056837 \AXL\LATAM Localizations\Mexico Mexico/MEX: "The value of field" error when using CFDI Complement of payment version 1.0
KB_4056534 \AXL\LATAM Localizations\Mexico Mexico/MEX: CFDI reference form in Sales order doesn't refresh data
KB_4056903 \Client GDPR - Updated privacy notice for AX2012 R3
KB_4055044 \Developer and Partner Tools\DIXF Error when publishing an entity to an entity store
KB_4057660 \Developer and Partner Tools\DIXF DIXF employee entity doesn't populate the retail job staff data
KB_4057505 \Developer and Partner Tools\DIXF Mult task doesn't work in entity store
KB_4056862 \Developer and Partner Tools\DIXF "Cannot create a record" error when importing the data from Product entity
KB_4057308 \GFM "The value X in" error when entering multiple lines in an invoice journal
KB_4057025 \GFM\Accounts Payable Implement 1099-OID form changes for 2017 for AX2012 R3
KB_4044003 \GFM\Accounts Payable\Invoice Journals Calculated sales tax amount is doubled in invoice journal inquiry when posting an invoice
KB_4057313 \GFM\Accounts Payable\Invoicing Cannot view a packing slip journal after canceling a delivery slip journal
KB_4056267 \GFM\Accounts Payable\Invoicing Three-way matching policy violation message while posting partial invoice
KB_4055441 \GFM\Accounts Receivable\Customer United States/USA: Customer aging snapshot takes up too much resource
KB_4042056 \GFM\Accounts Receivable\Sales Order Invoicing AIF outbound port value mapping for units fails
KB_4056077 \GFM\Accounts Receivable\Sales Order Invoicing Open customer invoice print management issue
KB_4053691 \GFM\Accounts Receivable\Sales Order Invoicing Intercompany PO invoicing never finishes when GL allocation and charge activated
KB_4054950 \GFM\Budget\Budget Control Cannot associate the BRE in a subsequent budget control maintenance utility
KB_4046849 \GFM\Budget\Budget Control Carry-forward amounts appear when the carry forward option not included is selected
KB_4056914 \GFM\Cash Management Selecting bridged transactions with a different offset account than the fixed offset account doesn't throw an error
KB_4056162 \GFM\Cash Management\Currency Revaluation Accounts receivable simulation is extremely slow
KB_4055421 \GFM\Cash Management\Customer\Payments and Settlement Incorrect exchange rate loss for a customer invoice with Discount + Payment Schedule with several installments
KB_4056824 \GFM\Cash Management\Vendor\Payments and Settlement Payment journal posting is slow due to delete on spectrans
KB_4056927 \GFM\Expense Management United Kingdom/GBR: Mileage doesn't calculate correctly when adding 2 lines in the different fiscal year within the same natural year
KB_3195987 \GFM\Fixed Assets Reclassification with main value model and derived value model doesn't use the right acquisition account from posting profile
KB_4052223 \GFM\Fixed Assets Depreciation isn't calculated properly
KB_4056925 \GFM\General Ledger "The transactions on voucher" error when posting a journal after modifying a customer account
KB_4057018 \GFM\General Ledger\Reports Large amounts of rounding variance is shown under totals on ledger trans open report
KB_4057303 \Human Resources\Payroll 2012 R3 Payroll Tax update 2018-R1 for the United States
KB_4056299 \Human Resources\Payroll United States/USA: Distribute earnings form doesn't show premium earnings
KB_4057428 \Public Sector\AP Purchase order year-end process fails for multiple line project PO's that are tied to a project budget allocation
KB_4057722 \SCM\Inventory Costing\Cost Module No financial dimension on price variance
KB_4056406 \SCM\Inventory\Consumer Goods Distribution\Batch Management "No line(s) selected or" error when resetting the batch disposition code in the On-hand inventory area pages
KB_4056289 \SCM\Inventory\Consumer Goods Distribution\Batch Management "Same batch reservation conflict" reserves incorrect quantities after a quantity changes on a sales order
KB_4055461 \SCM\Inventory\Inventory Management\Shelf Life Management Shelf advice date, Best before date and Expiration date are set to strange values when the manufacturing date is cleared on a batch
KB_4056404 \SCM\Planning\Intercompany Planning Intercompany demand is ignored if MRP  runs with non sys-admin role
KB_4057156 \SCM\Planning\Master Planning "Cannot delete a record" error when executing MRP
KB_4055760 \SCM\Planning\Master Planning MRP performance potential optimization during scheduling
KB_4056400 \SCM\Planning\Master Planning Error when executing the Create journal lines for proposed minimum inventory levels in batch model
KB_4055200 \SCM\Planning\Master Planning Finite capacity causes Scheduling Slowdown during MRP in Batch with multiple Threads
KB_4043458 \SCM\Planning\Planned Orders Financial dimensions incorrectly copied when adding an item to PO created from planned order
KB_4036655 \SCM\Procurement\Purchase Orders The system doesn’t display Discount percent and Discount options in the Overwrite prices and discount form when Purchase order lines are copied from purchase order type “Journal” by using "Copy from all" option with no unit price on the first line
KB_4057164 \SCM\Production and Shop Floor\MES "There is a chronology" error when trying to calculate time in shop floor control
KB_4057603 \SCM\Production and Shop Floor\Production Journals Accept error checkbox is marked after posting a report as finished journal
KB_4057297 \SCM\Sales "You must select a" error when reversing a write-off from the Deduction workbench
KB_4055371 \SCM\Sales\Rebates Cannot delete payment journal if deduction line is deleted from it
KB_4055205 \SCM\Sales\Sales Orders Incorrect subtotal amount in sales orders with total discount and zero sales tax
KB_4057148 \SCM\Sales\Sales Orders RMA Find sales order doesn't use method of payment from original SO
KB_4055781 \SCM\Service Management Service orders don't populate to the service objects on manually created lines
KB_4046691 \SCM\Sourcing\Request for Quotes Wrong RFQ when sending and publishing to vendor portal after applying hotfix KB3859374
KB_4055611 \SCM\Sourcing\Vendor Agreements Issue when multiple purchase agreements are effective during the same period
KB_4056300 \SCM\Warehouse and Transportation\Warehouse Management\Load Management "Unblock work" functionality causes work with dependent replenishment work to become unblocked
KB_4056833 \SCM\Warehouse and Transportation\Warehouse Management\Work and Worker Management WHS is missing location in second work
KB_4057189 \SCM\Warehouse and Transportation\Warehouse Management\Work and Worker Management Date entry on Vendor batch page in WMDP doesn't keep date format specified
KB_4051645 \SCM\Warehouse and Transportation\Warehouse Management\Work and Worker Management Wrong put location when using location directive with query based on batch disposition code
KB_4056315 \SI\Project Accounting "XXX cannot be reserved" error when changing the warehouse on a PO
KB_4055591 \SI\Project Accounting\Commited Costs Committed field on Project contracts displays value after canceling workflow on Timesheet
KB_4055590 \SI\Project Accounting\Project Control Wrong project posting type when generated from expense report
KB_4056317 \SI\Project Management\Projects Borrowing project with pending intercompany hours at various stage can be deleted
KB_4056319 \SI\Project Management\SCM Integration Project ID is missing for production and purchase order when generated through master scheduling for a project sales order
KB_4057249 \Workflow Workflow delegation doesn't validate users entered manually