Freddys Blog

Moving day...

The MSDN blog platform is under retirement and I have decided to move my blog to be mastered in...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/08/2019

What's new in NavContainerHelper 0.5.0.1

Run As Administrator - or not! NavContainerHelper now supports running as a standard user, but it...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 01/31/2019

Process Isolation for containers in Windows 10

For a few months we have known that Docker for Windows would get support for process isolation under...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 01/13/2019

Clean up after yourself Docker, your mom isn't here!

Docker is an amazing tool. As Dynamics 365 Business Central or Microsoft Dynamics NAV developers we...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 12/11/2018

Business Central Build Numbers

Now and then, I get questions about the build numbers - what do they all mean? I always try to tell...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 12/05/2018

As of today, all NAV and Business Central Docker images are available for Windows Server 2019 as...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 12/01/2018

Developing Business Central Extensions (part 5) - YAML

This is part 5 of a blog post series. Part 1 contains all the prerequisites, part 2 is about cloning...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/17/2018

Windows Server 2019 and SQL Server 2017

Windows Server 2019 (1809) finally shipped (again) and with that we have a new LTSC (Long Term...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/15/2018

Developing Business Central Extensions (part 4) - Branch Policies

This is part 4 of a blog post series. Part 1 contains all the prerequisites, part 2 is about cloning...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/13/2018

Developing Business Central Extensions (part 3) - Build Pipeline

If you haven't read part 1 and part 2, you should do so before continuing here. Part 1 contains the...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/12/2018

Developing Business Central Extensions (part 2) - Repository/Environment

If you haven't read part 1, you should do so before continuing here. Part 1 contains all the...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/12/2018

Developing Business Central Extensions (part 1) - Prerequisites

A professional development environment When developing customizations for Microsoft Dynamics NAV, we...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/12/2018

Windows 10 and Docker Images for Business Central / NAV

It feels like a lot more, but actually it is only about one year ago, we started shipping NAV...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 10/24/2018

Over the weekend, a new version of the NavContainerHelper (version 0.3.1.0) has been uploaded to the...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 09/03/2018

AAD authentication, Edit In Excel, Embedded PowerBi and http://aka.ms/GETNAV

I do not have a count of how many time somebody have asked me, e-mailed me, sent messages asking for...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 06/29/2018

The hackathon at UG FOCUS 18

As many of you know, we conducted a Hackathon at the UG FOCUS in Indianapolis this week. “A...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 05/24/2018

A "new" learning opportunity - the Hackathon at NAVUG Focus 18

I know, a Hackathon is not something new. Hackathons have existed at least half a decade, but how...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 05/16/2018

What Docker Image is right for you?

The last year has been quite a journey for people using Docker images for Microsoft Dynamics NAV or...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 04/16/2018

Enabling Premium Experience in Business Central Sandbox Containers

A few people have discovered that manufacturing, production and other functionality which only is...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 04/12/2018

Who are you following?

Update april 12th - added a few to my list - have more reading to do:-) Dynamics 365 Business...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 04/09/2018

As some users of NAV on Docker has noticed, the images gets rebuild from time to time. We typically...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/28/2018

Most partners have different ways of setting up their CSIDE development environments and a number of...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/22/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. When building,...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. If you have a...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. The following...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. The NAV container...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. The database...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. If you have a...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. By default the...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. Specify username...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

If you haven't read the first post about the NavContainerHelper, you should do so. Use SSL with a...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

What are Containers? What is Docker? If you are new to Docker and Containers, please read this...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/20/2018

Some of you might already know what lies behind this cryptic title, some of you might not care. This...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 12/02/2017

Can I run NAV 2015 (and earlier) on Docker?

NAV on Docker is here to stay, and a lot of partners have discovered how NAV on Docker can save a...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/29/2017

Creating workshop machines on Azure

During Directions US and Directions EMEA, we had to spin up approx. 2000 Azure VMs for our hands on...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/05/2017

The 10 command(ment)s of Docker (NAV on Docker #6)

I recommend that you read this blog post before reading this. In this blog post I will describe the...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/03/2017

Multiple ways to run a NAV on Docker image (NAV on Docker #5)

If you haven't read this blog post, then please do so before continuing here. A lot of examples...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/03/2017

1-800-GETNAV (Nav on Docker #4)

What a cool phone number to have if you are a NAV partner in the US. Inspired by that and modernized...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/03/2017

1709 and NAV on Docker

As of yesterday evening Windows Server version 1709 (with and without Containers) is available on...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 11/01/2017

What is docker? What are Containers? What can I use containers for? (NAV on Docker #3)

You have probably heard that all released Microsoft Dynamics NAV versions since NAV 2016RTM now are...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 10/31/2017

devpreview builds now also available on the Docker Hub

Saturday we posted all NAV 2016 and NAV 2017 public builds to the Docker Hub. Today the October...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 10/31/2017

Troubleshooting NAV on Docker

With the release of official NAV images on Docker Hub, we will probably see a larger uptake of...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 10/29/2017

It has never been easier... (NAV on Docker #2)

As of this morning, all shipped cumulative updates (+ all localizations) of Microsoft Dynamics NAV...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 10/29/2017

A small step for man kind but a giant leap for us! (aka NAV on Docker)

Some months ago, a colleague tried to convince me that Docker was the new black and I really had to...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 10/27/2017

iOS 10 and self signed certificates

With the release of iOS 10, Apple have changed the way self-signed certificates works and since...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 05/23/2017

What would you do?

Lately, a number of  ISVs have asked me this question: If you where me, what would you do? To give...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 03/31/2017

Create a secure Url to a file

In the very last paragraph of this post, I talk about specifying a certificate pfx file as a Url...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 02/26/2017

SSL Certificates 101

This is not an exhaustive description about SSL certificates. Instead it is an explanation about why...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 02/06/2017

Over the last weeks I have gotten an increasing number of inquiries around MFA. To be honest, I had...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 01/23/2017

How is this perf testing thing actually working?

This post is #3 in a series of posts about performance testing. Post #1 was all about setting up an...

Author: FreddyDK Date: 01/22/2017

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