Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Settings

The center pane in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Administration tool shows settings for the currently selected Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server instance. Settings are grouped into the following tabs, according to service category.

Tabs Description

General

Settings apply to all kinds of services.

Client Services

Settings apply to Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows clients, Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web clients, and Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework for Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

OData Web Services

Settings apply to OData web services.

SOAP Web Services

Settings apply to SOAP web services.

NAS Services

Settings apply to NAV Application Server (NAS) services.

Management Services

Settings apply to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Administration tool.

Settings Information

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Administration tool, you can view information about the currently selected setting in the information pane at the bottom of the center pane. You can also view complete setting information in Microsoft Dynamics NAV Help. For more information, see Configuring Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server.

Modifying Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Settings

If you change the value of any setting in any service category, you must restart the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server instance for the change to take effect. If you plan to run different types of services on a single Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server computer, it is a good idea to run different services types in separate service instances. For example, if you plan to run both RoleTailored client (Client) and NAS services on a single Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server computer, run the Client services in one server instance and the NAS services in a separate instance. That way, if you want to change one of your NAS services settings, you will not affect Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client users when you have to restart the instance to make the change take effect. It is also a good idea to run different types of Microsoft Dynamics NAV services on a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server computer in different instances for performance reasons.

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