Connecting to DynamicsNAV
Before the provider can connect with DynamicsNAV, OData services need to be enabled on the server. Once OData Services are enabled, the provider will be able to query any services that are published on the server.
In addition, specify a Url to a valid DynamicsNAV server organization root (e.g. http://myserver:7048/) and a ServerInstance (e.g. DynamicsNAV71). If there is not a Service Default Company for the server, set the Company (e.g. 'CRONUS Canada, Inc.') as well.
In a multitenant installation, specify the tenant Id in Tenant (e.g. 'Cronus1').
Authenticating to DynamicsNAV
To authenticate, set the User and Password properties to valid DynamicsNAV logon credentials or Windows user credentials. Select the appropriate authentication method in AuthScheme.
The available authentication schemes are configured in IIS where Dynamics NAV is hosted. In IIS you can select to enable or disable Digest, Basic, Windows, or Anonymous authentication. Please consult with your Dynamics NAV admin to determine which authentication scheme is appropriate for you. Set AuthScheme to one of the following:
- NEGOTIATE (default) - It is part of the Windows authentication, also known as Kerberos.
- BASIC - Basic authentication.
- DIGEST - Digest authentication.
- NTLM - Part of the Windows authentication.
- NONE - Anonymous authentication.
Customizing the SSL Configuration
By default, the provider attempts to negotiate SSL/TLS by checking the server's certificate against the system's trusted certificate store. To specify another certificate, see the SSLServerCert property for the available formats to do so.
Connecting Through a Firewall or Proxy
To connect through the Windows system proxy, you do not need to set any additional connection properties. To connect to other proxies, set ProxyAutoDetect to false.
In addition, to authenticate to an HTTP proxy, set ProxyAuthScheme, ProxyUser, and ProxyPassword, in addition to ProxyServer and ProxyPort.
Set the following properties:
- To use a proxy-based firewall, set FirewallType, FirewallServer, and FirewallPort.
- To tunnel the connection, set FirewallType to TUNNEL.
- To authenticate, specify FirewallUser and FirewallPassword.
- To authenticate to a SOCKS proxy, additionally set FirewallType to SOCKS5.
Troubleshooting the Connection
To show provider activity from query execution to network traffic, use Logfile and Verbosity. The examples of common connection errors below show how to use these properties to get more context. Contact the support team for help tracing the source of an error or circumventing a performance issue.