Configuring the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server and Client

When you run Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 Setup to initially deploy the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components, you provide information that is used as the configuration for the default Dynamics NAV web server instance, which is then used by the web, tablet, and phone clients. For example, during Setup, you specify the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server instance that the Dynamics NAV Web Server connects to and the port that is used. For more information about Setup, see How to: Install the Web Server Components.

Configuring the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components After Installation

After installation, you can change any of the configuration settings that you provided during Setup and configure additional settings to suit your deployment requirements.

There are different ways to configure the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components, depending on what is it is you want to change:

  1. Modify the configuration file.

    Using a text editor, you can change the configuration of a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components instance. The file is located where you installed the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components.

    For more information, see Configuring Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client by Modifying the Web.config File.

  2. Use the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Administration Shell.

    The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Administration Shell includes the following cmdlets for managing Dynamics NAV Web Server instances:

    Cmdlet Description
    Get-NAVWebServerInstance Gets the information about the instances that are registered on a computer.
    New-NAVWebServerInstance Creates a new web server instance and binds this instance to a DynamicsNAV110 instance.
    Remove-NAVWebServerInstance Removes an existing instance. Set-NAVWebServerInstanceConfiguration Specifies configuration values for a named web server instance. You can use this cmdlet to configure all the settings in the

    For more information, see Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Management Module

Typical Tasks

Here are links to the most common configuration tasks that you will perform on the Dynamics NAV Web Server instances and clients:

Configuring the Web Browser for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client

How to: Configure Delegation for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client

How to: Configure Authentication of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client Users

How to: Configure SSL to Secure the Connection to Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client

How to: Set Up Multiple Web Server Instances for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client

How to: Change the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server for the Microsoft NAV Web Client

See Also

Deploying the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server Components
How to: Install the Web Server Components
Troubleshooting the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client Installation