Microsoft Dynamics NAV web service types

The NAV objects that can be exposed as web services are:

  • Page web services
  • Codeunit web services
  • Query web services

To use NAV web services, a client must be properly authenticated on NAV. After a successful authentication, it can read and write data using SOAP over the HTTP protocol.

Page web services

A NAV page published as a web service permits you to have CRUD operations (Create, Read, Update, Delete) on the entity linked to the Page object.

When you expose a page as an OData web service, you can query that data to return a service metadata Entity Data Model Extension (EDMX) document, an AtomPub document, or a JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) document. If the exposed page has write permissions, you can also ...

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