Plan maintenance of Microsoft Dynamics AX [AX 2012]
Updated: June 18, 2011
Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
The Microsoft Dynamics AX system, like any other software system, requires ongoing monitoring and maintenance. Routine maintenance includes the following tasks:
Backing up databases
Monitoring alerts that are generated by infrastructure components, Microsoft Dynamics AX components, or the database
Monitoring your infrastructure and applications to make sure that service level agreements are met
Installing applicable hotfixes or updates
Before you implement a Microsoft Dynamics AX system in production, determine a maintenance strategy that meets the needs of your company. You must have a maintenance strategy for each environment that you run. This includes development, test, production, and training environments.
The topics in this section provide information about how to maintain Microsoft Dynamics AX and its components.