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AX Technical Tip: Prevent Headaches with Data Consistency Checks

Jun 2, 2015 5:00:59 PM

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Insights From: Doug Payton (Fullscope Technical Consultant)

Microsoft Dynamics AX includes classes that check data consistency in most of the modules, and it provides a job to run all or a subset of each one. This is also sometimes called a "sanity check," which ensures the data for tables are in a valid state (for example: tables with lines each point back to a valid header, etc.) or notes that a situation shouldn't last for long (for example: sales orders on hold). It ensures that data corruption or inconsistencies (by the system or by people) can be caught early before effects are felt downstream.

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