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Microsoft Dynamics NAV by Mark Brummel, Christopher Studebaker, David Studebaker, David Roys, Vjekoslav Babić, Cristina Nicolàs Lorente, Laura Nicolàs Lorente, Alex Chow

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Chapter 6. Migrating Data

Microsoft Dynamics NAV, since its 2013 release, is completely configured and tuned. A range of brand new functionalities have been developed and everything is ready for you to go live. There's only one thing missing in the database - the data!

In this chapter, we will see which tools can be used in Dynamics NAV to migrate data into the system and how to convert the data to meet NAV requirements. We will look at tools such as:

  • RapidStart Services
  • XMLport
  • User defined tools

We will also see what kind of data is commonly migrated to Dynamics NAV and which strategies can be used to migrate it. The kind of data and strategies are listed as follows:

  • Master data
  • Open entries
  • Historical data
  • Open documents

Tools to migrate data

There are ...

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