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The Model Store has Been Modified &The number sequence for party records is not set

Yesterday I was  preparing an AX enviornment with an upgrade of AX 2012 RTM to CU8 and CU9 and found myself having a strange issue.

I have installed Dynamics AX 2012 RTM with slipstreaming of CU8 and CU9 and imported the home made vertical model on the same.As part of the upgrade you need to complete a checklist including such things as Compile application and detect conflicts.

When I opened the environment first time after importing the model then after upgrading Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 you will get the following dialog upon starting the AX client:

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When I have performed the appropriate upgrade actions (AOT compile, code check, CIL compile, synchronize, upgrade scripts), the dialog still might pop up every time you start the client. Selecting “Skip” was not solved this.I run  through all these processes multiple times but everytime i was getting the same dialog popup “The Model Store has Been Modified“.

I installed AX on single server with AX 2012 R3+CU8+CU9.I also compiled application with client and AXBuild for Parallel Compile on AOS of X++ to p-code and  also had synchronized the client via database and via AOT.

I googled multiple places and found few solution to get rid of this dialog popup like

Solution 1 :AXUTIL set /noinstallmode which prevents the AX client initialization checklist

Solution 2:If you can access SQL server open SSMS locate ReleaseUpdateConfiguration Table update the column MinorUpgrade “One” to “Zero”.

Solution 3:

a)Prevent the dialog from appearing by clicking
System administration > Setup > Checklists > Prevent startup of checklist

b)Even after above steps still the pop up is coming then write a job containing this line

         SysCheckList_Update::finalizeMinorUpgrade();

I have tried all mentioned option which  helped me get rid of this popup but does not solved my problem.when i started opening user interface(forms) then i started getting another  error message in every module of AX. when i again tried to perform checklist:(

“The number sequence for party records is not set”

Now again I thought to perform Compile,CIL and Synchronize but doesn’t matter how many times I compile, CIL compile or sync (successfully),the error remain same and checklist remains saying that these items still need to be completed.I also spent so many hours to resolve this but no success.

I found an blog which clarified the reason  to solve ‘The number sequence for party records is not set.’. It only appear after when we import the ISV, VAR and USR models.

Root cause:It turns out the offending code was in the ISV model(Campus Nexus) in the startupPost() method on the Info class.our ISV model has a piece of code changes application behavior during startup.

Inside the startupPost() and startup() method was a find method that selects Table SYSSetupLog  which contains status information of initialization checklist and application wasn’t able to update the same for compile,CIL and Synchronization.So Kernel was considering model store is dirty. its little hard to digest.

Solution:

1.Truncate the SysSetupLog table from SQL using DELETE FROM SYSSETUPLOG).

2.Create the following job and run it inside AX:

 

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This job is saving a record SysCheckList_Upgrade with description status Finished  in Table SysSetupLog because AX 2012 R3 CU9 Data Migration/Upgrade did not correctly set the SysCheckList_Upgrade SysSetupLog entry to Finished, but it is Executed.

3.Restart AX Services and Issue Resolved. 🙂

I will explore little more and will update on same page if found something.for me its solved the problem time being.

Special Thanks for below articles which helped me to solve my issue.for more details please refer below articles links :

Number sequence error when starting the Upgrade checklist

The Model Store Has Been Modified – AX2012 R3 CheckList

The Model Store has Been Modified – AX2012 R3 CheckList Issue

The model store has been modified

https://community.dynamics.com/ax/f/33/t/115564

Happy Daxing 🙂

 

Change Dynamics AX Client Installation Directory

I was trying to find some way to  move our dynamics AX installation directory to our local C drive from our local D drive which i mentioned at the time of installation.

Initially when i installed AX 2012 client system that time system prompted me to select the file location and i changed the default location C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics AX\60 to D:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics AX\60.

I had also completely uninstalled  AX client and then i reinstalled again but I didn’t get the prompt for the file location. after lots of research i found this is getting stored in the registry in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Dynamics \ 6.0 \ Setup \ Components \ InstallDir32

its has saved path D:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics AX\60.

I performed below steps to change Dynamics AX Client Installation Directory

1.Uninstall AX client

2.Change HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Dynamics \ 6.0 \ Setup \ Components \ InstallDir32 to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics AX\60

3.Install AX client again,Now system will save client on C drive.

 

Happy Daxing 🙂

 

Cannot select a record in Students (CMCStudent). Name: 0. The SQL database has issued an error.

I have imported a model in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU9 enviornment and model was imported successfully without any error but when i tried to open customized table or form developed in new Model then it throws me an error

Cannot select a record in Students (CMCStudent). Name: 0. The SQL database has issued an error.

when i executed query at SQL of database MicrosoftDynamicsAX then found table CMCStudent does not exists that why AX tries to access table CMCStudent that does not exist in DB yet.

I googled multiple places and everyone suggested to perform “Administration – Periodic – SQL administration – Table Actions – Synchronize database” but its didn’t work for me.

Solution:

1.Administration – Periodic – SQL administration – Table Actions –Select Table->Generate SQL scripts->…. for creating tables.

it will generate a script that you can use to add the selected tables to the database

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2.Execute SQL script generated by step 1 on Dynamics AX database

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3.Now restart AX service and try to open form related to table or browse table.You will be able to open table without any error.

 

Happy Daxing. 🙂