XMLports are conceptually related to dataports because they are object types that can import and export data. The difference is that the data in XMLports is encapsulated in XML format. This makes it possible to exchange information between different computing systems in a streamlined way.

Introducing XMLports

To See

Get introduced to XMLports.

XMLport Fundamentals

Read about the XMLport Designer.

XMLport Designer Window

Read about triggers available for XMLports and XMLport elements.

XMLport Triggers

Examples of XMLports

To See

See an example of how you can use an XMLport to import data from an XML document into Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

XMLport Sales Order Example

See an example of when an XML document contains multiple data values that are represented only by one data structure in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV database.

XMLport Multiple Data Values Example

See an example of an XML document where some values are being repeated for data-linking purposes in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

XMLport Repeating Data Example

Read about what you can do if an XML document does not contain all necessary information.

XMLport Document With Insufficient Information

Read about special XMLports for systems with business notifications.

XMLport and Business Notifications

Learn about XML documents and flat data structures.

XMLport Document Containing Data in Different Scopes

Follow step-by-step procedures that show how to upload a file from a client to the server, read the file, and use an XMLport to load values into the database.

Walkthrough: Uploading a File from a Client to Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server

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