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Rollup 2 Released for Management Reporter 2012

Microsoft has released a new service pack for Management Reporter 2012. This new release is listed on CustomerSource and PartnerSource as Management Reporter 2012 Rollup 2. It is listed as a “rollup” as it includes service pack bug fixes plus new features.


Link on CustomerSource


Link on PartnerSource




Microsoft has provided the following details on this release:


The following is a list of some fixes and some updates that are included in the English version of Microsoft Management Reporter 2012 RU2.




488942 – Using a Dimension Value Set may ignore values of other segments in the row.


488862 – Using a Dimension Value Set together with another dimension in that row may cause duplicate amounts.


472598 – X0 Print Control does not suppress a CALC column.


488861 – Report Designer closes unexpectedly when you try to edit a cell that has non-default text copied from another cell.


484670 – Unchecking the “Display reports with no active rows” option in Management Reporter does not suppress the printing of reporting units.


488980 – Companies with a numeric name causes an import error in the Configuration Console after you upgrade to Management Reporter 2012.


488865 – Multiple Dimension Filters in the same column filter do not correctly restrict dimensions.


485148 – Performance issue with multiple folders and levels in the report library.


489248 – Error occurs when you connect to a Terminal Server that uses a non-US Operating System.


488495 – The default period setting in a report definition is ignored when you use report groups.


488949 – Management Reporter uses one rate for all columns when a Microsoft Dynamics GP translation type is specified.


475203 – Using Management Reporter with Microsoft Dynamics GP AA will not generate a report if Microsoft Dynamics GP AA budgets and only Microsoft Dynamics GP AA dimensions are used.


484633 – Using Management Reporter with Microsoft Dynamics GP AA may miss data if multiple currencies are used.


488541 – All system administrators are loaded into the data mart from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


488954 – Designer and Generator users do not integrate as expected from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


489297 – “String or binary data would be truncated” error message if account or dimension descriptions are over 60 characters in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009.


488889 – Unable to detect Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 virtual companies.


489001 – “The company calendar couldn’t be retrieved from the source system” error occurs when you create a new report definition when multiple fiscal years have closing periods in the same year in Microsoft Dynamics AX.


488981 – Loading transactions into the data mart occasionally errors and may skip some transactions with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


488968 & 489316 – Loading data from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 into the data mart may result in a time-out.

Microsoft also released the following statement:

“The two primary changes for this release include:

  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 – Management Reporter 2012 has been fully tested on the latest version of SQL Server
  • Updates to currency translation for Dynamics GP users – Management Reporter 2012 will return individual exchange rates for each column of data for General Ledger accounts, using the Current or Spot rate translation type in Dynamics GP. This allows for comparative balance sheet reporting.

With this release, we’ve continued to make significant impacts on product quality and performance, including resolving more than 70 bugs.

Please also note that this is the final release for the Dynamics AX 2012 INTFx data provider. Dynamics AX 2012 customers should make plans to transition to the Data Mart provider; you will see improved performance and stability with this Dynamics AX 2012 option.

We expect to keep up a regular release cadence with multiple releases during the year. These updates will be a combination of new features and issue resolution to provide you with ongoing value with your Management Reporter investment.”