Data Migration Framework – Create a Custom Entity For Migration

Our team are using the Data Migration Framework to import data into Dynamics AX 2012.  We have created a lot of custom entities, which has been challenging given the lack of documentation on the subject.  I thought I’d share a tutorial which I have written on creating a custom entity.   1. Go to Data … Continue reading Data Migration Framework – Create a Custom Entity For Migration

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AX 2012 R3 CU9 “Entity name must be field in”

If you are upgrading your DIXF to R3 CU9 or your old AX version to R3 CU9, you might get an error in target entity as “Entity name must be field in” - How to resolve this: In R3 CU9, there exists no concept of “DMFEntityType” enum, but it had not been deleted due to … Continue reading AX 2012 R3 CU9 “Entity name must be field in”

Create a custom target entity for the Data import/export framework (DIXF, DMF) [AX 2012]

Dear Friends, This topic describes how to create a custom entity, so that you can use the Microsoft Dynamics AX Data Import/Export Framework to import, export, or migrate data that does not fit a predefined entity. A custom entity requires a staging table, a project, a query, a class, and functions. You can use the Create … Continue reading Create a custom target entity for the Data import/export framework (DIXF, DMF) [AX 2012]

Step by step import with Data Migration Framework(DIXF,DMF,DIEF) [AX 2012]

Dear Friends, Follow the steps on msdn to install the Data Migration Framework. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj225591.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/jj225595 Once you have install, there is also a user guide on msdn but not very detailed. I did my first walk through today and took some notes along the way. There are demo files you should look at. http://technet.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/jj225593 @Note … Continue reading Step by step import with Data Migration Framework(DIXF,DMF,DIEF) [AX 2012]