Dynamic Connector – Excellent Dynamic Connector blog

This is a quick blog post with two aims regarding the Dynamic Connector.

The fist aim is to point you to an excellent resource for the connector.  The blog written by Konstantin is one of the best blogs on the Dynamic Connector (CRM/NAV connector as I still sometimes call it)


He has some great blog posts

The Most useful tool for troubleshooting the connector

How to include in integration custom NAV tables – Step by Step instruction

How to update Production Dynamics Connector from Development environment

Talking about good Connector resources, I should also mention the Microsoft Dynamic Connector blog, which has recently had some good blog posts and videos.


Konstantin also left a comment on one of my connector blog posts which explained something I had wondered about.  When you tick/untick the Synchronise Connector tickbox in NAV (in Marketing Setup)

Codeunit 5150 has property “Single Instance”=Yes, which mean if you run it, it will sit in memory until you close Client.
That is why “Re-activate” Connector function not working from first time properly. Every time, after you modify this particular Codeunit, you need to reopen Client to apply modifications in YOUR client (WebServices should pickup modifications immediately).

2 thoughts on “Dynamic Connector – Excellent Dynamic Connector blog

  1. Sahar Omar August 29, 2012 / 9:45 am

    Is it possible to integrate CRM to 2 NAV installations through connector.


    • Hosk August 29, 2012 / 9:53 am

      yes it’s possible and it’s easy if they are in the same place.

      it can get trickier when each NAV instance has it’s own webservices service because then you have to change the adapter settings etc.

      You can always install the connector on different machines


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