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 look at that.

Today, we have started deploying Official Microsoft Docker Images to the Docker Hub – https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/dynamics-nav/ and over the next days, all CUs and all country versions for NAV 2016 and NAV 2017 will be published on Docker Hub (Please read the description at the Docker Hub site) Continue reading

NAV and Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)

Over the last weeks I have gotten an increasing number of inquiries around MFA. To be honest, I had never tried to setup MFA before, but that didn’t stop me from answering.

My typical answer would be the following:

NAV itself does not have any knowledge about multi factor authentication, but we do support claims based authentication through authentication providers and if these authentication providers are setup for MFA, then NAV should support MFA through the authentication provider.

Having answered the same thing a number of times, I decided it was time to try it out. Continue reading

Connecting to NAV Web Services from PHP- take 2

Back in the days – January 19th 2010 to be exact, I wrote a blog post on how to connect to NAV Web Services from PHP here.

Web Services was fairly new and there wasn’t a lot of info out there on how to do things.

The “old” blog post has been read over 76.000 times (yes, seventy six thousand times) and I have received numerous comments and emails on whether this works with NAV 2016 and how you would do things today. Continue reading

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Image in the Azure Gallery

By now, we have had a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Image in the public Azure Gallery for 1-2 years and just last week, we shipped the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 image and also the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cumulative Update 13 is now available in the gallery. Continue reading