Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Move AX database between environment

If the active directories are different then the sysadmin role mapping with the active directory will be required to be updated

select SID, Networkdomain, networkalias from userinfo
where networkalias = ''

Find the SID for the user to be mapped in the new Active directory 

Whoami /user

Copy the new SID for the desired user and update the same in the userinfo table 

update userinfo set SID='', Networkdomain = '', networkalias = '' where id = 'admin'

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Windows 10 Task Bar Problems

Had a strange problem today when in the task bar search stopped working. Also the taskbar was opening disabled and i had to open it up multiple time to enable it back.

Follow the below steps to restore the taskbar setting using powershell script

1. Find C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe
2. Right-click and Run as Administrator
3. Copy this line:
Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}