You may receive an error in Business Portal Server Error in Application Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

You may receive the following error in Business Portal if you are on .Net version 4.0 in varying places if you have met maximum limits.

Server Error in ‘/’ Application
Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object
Stack Trace:
System.web.httpvalueCollection.throwifMaxHttpCollectionKeysExceeded

In December 2011, Microsoft released a security update for ASP.NET.  In the update, Microsoft introduced a limit to the number of data elements on an ASP.NET form.  The default limit is 1000 data elements.  Exceeding the limit will cause a throwifMaxHttpCollectionKeysExceeded type error message.

After applying the patch, forms that exceed the limit will generate an error similar to what I have above.

To fix the issue in Business Portal, we need to make a change to the web.config file in the appSettings section.
Here are the steps:
1. Go to your web.config file on the Business Portal server.
Example location of mine
C:inetpubwwwrootwssVirtualDirectories81
Make a copy of the file prior to editing.

2. Open the file in in notepad
Go to the bottom where you find this

Add this below line in the web.config like I did to mine….I used 2000, use what you want so you will not exceed the limit in your environment.

Save and close the web.config file.

3. Click Start | Run type iisreset

Log back into Business Portal and you should not see the error message.

Example of mine:

Thanks!
Terry Heley

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April 10, 2012 · Terry Heley MSFT · No Comments
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The payroll 941 form for 2012 has released!

We have released the Payroll 941 form changes for 2012.  There are no calculation changes, only form layout changes.
If you do not print our actual form and line it up with a form in the printer, you should be fine by not installing this update.
It will be up to you if you want to install it based on your environment.

Link to the form layout from IRS and instructions:
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f941.pdf

Below are the details of the changes, this will be a CODE update/msp install that needs to go on each machine if you choose to install this update.
Lines 6a, 6b, 6c: These were “Reserved for future use.” These have now been removed
Line 6e: Total taxes before adjustments – is now renumbered to 6.
Lines 6-10: need to be moved up
Lines 10 & 11: there needs to be a space between them
Lines 12a – 15: need to be moved up
Line 17 has been renumbered to 16
Line 17: all checkboxes and Tax liability month boxes  need to move up

There is no manual as no tax changes were reported, just a new 941 form. 
Unfortunately, the “form” is in the code so we could not export this out as a packaged report for you to install.
If you still print the actual form on a pre-printed form and need these alignment changes, then you need to install the update.

Version 10.0 after the install 10.0.1841 
Version 2010 after the install 11.0.1935

Now Available 941 form changes – Payroll Tax Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0
https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/downloads/taxupdates/usgptu10.htm?printpage=false
https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/downloads/taxupdates/usgptu10.htm?printpage=false
  
Now Available 941 form changes -U.S. Payroll Tax Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010
https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/downloads/taxupdates/tugp2010.htm?printpage=false
https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/downloads/taxupdates/tugp2010.htm?printpage=false

Good luck with your quarter-end reporting!

Terry

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April 3, 2012 · Terry Heley MSFT · No Comments
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Unhandled object exception error when you reconcile to General Ledger in a translated language

We sometimes have issues between translated Microsoft Dynamics GP and what language of Microsoft Office Products you as a customer can use.
In the past we have tried to fix some of these error message and make it easier to have multiple languages installed.

Below is an example of a customer on a French client of Microsoft Dynamics GP and a French Microsoft Excel and a user goes to process the General Ledger Reconcile and you receive an ugly error when going to Microsoft Excel.

Here is some options/workarounds you can easily do to alleviate the issue.  The problem we have is to keep Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Excel formats in synch.
We have changed our code to put this “format” in a message string so it is easier to change / fix without having to wait for a service pack.

1. If the customer has an English Microsoft Excel, it will work with no error.

2. You can add the format that Microsoft Dynamics GP is expecting to Microsoft Excel.  I’m sure you are all smarter than me on Microsoft Excel to add a customized format and save it so each time the Microsoft Excel workbook opens, it has this format in it.
The format we need to add to Microsoft Excel is this       #,##0.00_);Couleur3(#,##0.00)

3. Change the format in Microsoft Dynamics GP in the message.  To do this, you need modifier, in your registration keys.

Here are the steps to modify the message:

a. Go to Tools | Customize | Modifier keep the default of Microsoft Dynamics GP
b. Click Resources
c. Then Messages
d. Put in message number 9653
e. Put in a format that is in your Microsoft Excel, for example I used this one, use what you want.  As long as the format is in Microsoft Excel, it will work.

# ##0,00

Save out and go back to Microsoft Dynamics GP.  By doing this, it just created a form.dic in your install folder if you did not have one prior.

Now the process should run without error.

Hope this helps our French clients trying to use the solution.

Terry Heley

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February 28, 2012 · Terry Heley MSFT · No Comments
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Get Connected with Connect in Microsoft Dynamics GP!

Did you know that you can get connected to the latest information from right within Microsoft Dynamics GP?  Check out the Connect area of the home page!!  The Connect area displays a series of slides that allow you to view the most up-to-date information pertaining to the areas of Microsoft Dynamics GP that you work with every day!  You can read the most recent Microsoft Dynamics GP Forum posts and the most up-to-date Microsoft Dynamics GP Community blogs.  You can check out the latest CustomerSource News and most importantly review the upcoming payroll compliance updates, service pack and hotfix releases and much more!! Connect is available to all users on the home page. CustomerSource access is based on your Business Ready Enhancement Plan.

Click Home in the Navigation Pane and check out the Connect area today! 

If you do not see the Connect area on your home page, perform the following steps:

1. In the upper right-hand corner of your home page, click Customize this page..
NOTE: If you do not see the Customize this page link, contact your System Administrator for assistance.

2. In the Customize Home Page window, click the checkbox next to Connect under the Mark content display area.

3. Under the Define the page layout area, choose the location of where you want the Connect area to appear.

4. Click OK.

Get Connected with Connect in Microsoft Dynamics GP today!!

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January 19, 2012 · Kelly Youells · No Comments
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Using Management Reporter to connect a demo company in Dynamics GP

The Management Reporter team has put together a really useful video on connecting Management Reporter to the demo company in GP.  The following link will take you to the video:

http://community.dynamics.com/product/gp/gpnontechnical/b/gpvideos/archive/2011/10/03/using-management-reporter-to-connect-a-demo-company-in-dynamics-gp.aspx

 Did you know that there is a large collection of videos in the Dynamics Communities site? Even if you have been to the site before please check it out again, there is a lot of great video content!

http://community.dynamics.com/product/gp/gpnontechnical/b/gpvideos/default.aspx 

 

Terry Blaser  |  Premier Field Engineer  |  Microsoft Services

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October 14, 2011 · Terry Blaser MSFT · No Comments
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Helpful Hints for Logos in Word Templates for Dynamics GP 2010

My experience with Word Templates and logos has brought me to the conclusion that the process to add good quality Logos is not Black and White. I have worked with many logs over the past months and would like to offer some tips that I have found useful.

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May 3, 2011 · Terry Blaser · No Comments
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