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Building ERP Solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

By : Stefano Demiliani
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Building ERP Solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

By: Stefano Demiliani

Overview of this book

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV in the real world often requires you to integrate the ERP with external applications or solve complex architectural tasks in order to have a final successful project. This book will show you how to extend a Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation to the enterprise world in a practical way. The book starts with an introduction to Microsoft Dynamics NAV architecture and then moves on to advanced topics related to implementing real-world solutions based on NAV and external applications. You will learn how an enterprise distributed architecture with NAV at the core can be implemented. Through a series of real-world cases on every topic and every industry (sales, retail, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and so on), you’ll see step by step how to efficiently solve a technical problem. These common problems encountered in a NAV implementation will be solved using the entire technology stack that Microsoft offers. By the end of the book, you will have the knowledge to efficiently solve certain scenarios, you will know which is the best solution architecture to propose to a customer and how to implement it.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Building ERP Solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
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Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory (AD) is a cloud-based directory and identity management service that permits you to have authentication, Single Sign-On (SSO), and security on your SaaS applications (Office 365 uses Azure AD).

Azure Active Directory can also be integrated with an existing on-premise Windows Server Active Directory and this scenario permits you to have a single way of authentication between on-premises and cloud applications:

Azure AD is multi-tenanted and geo-distributed, so it guarantees high availability.

In a NAV architecture implementation, you could use and set up this service for certain business requirements, such as showing Power BI reports from Power, directly on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. NAV 2017 has a wizard to perform this task by navigating to Departments | Administration | Application Setup | General | Assisted Setup: