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Microsoft Dynamics InformationSource [AX 2012]

Updated: November 8, 2013

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

NoteNote

This is pre-release documentation of a preliminary nature and is subject to change at any time without notice. Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided herein.

Microsoft Dynamics InformationSource is a site that provides a set of services and resources that are intended to help customers and partners analyze, design, configure and customize ERP solutions by following Microsoft Dynamics solution architecture recommended practices. You can access it with your PartnerSource or CustomerSource credentials.

The following tools are available for download from the Services section of InformationSource. Documentation for the tools is available on TechNet.

Tool

Description

Code Upgrade Service for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Go to the services download page.

Read the documentation: Code Upgrade Tool User Guide

The Code Upgrade Service for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is designed to assist Microsoft Dynamics AX developers upgrade their X++ code to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. The tool analyzes X++ code patterns and automatically fixes some patterns, provides suggestions for how to fix other patterns, categorizes upgrade tasks, and enables developers to add their own patterns to be analyzed.

Combine XPO Tool for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Go to the services download page.

Read the documentation: Combine XPO Tool User Guide

The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Combine XPO Tool is a command line program that combines a set of interdependent XPO files into a single XPO. For example, if a team of developers is making code changes to different aspects of an application, they can use this tool to merge those changed files into one XPO file.

Data Import/Export Framework for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Go to the services download page.

Read the documentation: Data import/export framework user guide ( (DIXF, DMF)

The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Data Import/Export Framework helps you import data into Microsoft Dynamics AX from files, ODBC data sources, and Microsoft Dynamics AX tables. Examples of the data that you can migrate include master data, open stock, and balances.

Intelligent Data Management Framework for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Go to the services download page.

Read the documentation: Intelligent Data Management Framework for Microsoft Dynamics AX

The Intelligent Data Management Framework for Microsoft Dynamics AX helps customers and partners assess the health of the Microsoft Dynamics AX application, analyze current usage patterns, and reduce database size.

Performance Benchmark Software Development Toolkit (SDK) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Go to the services download page

Read the white paper: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Performance Benchmark SDK

The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Performance Benchmark SDK provides partners and customers with extensible features to develop benchmarks that closely mimic their custom implementation.

Security Development Tool for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Go to the services download page.

Read the documentation: Security Development Tool User Guide

The Security Development Tool for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is intended to help you more easily create and maintain security artifacts such as roles, duties, and privileges.

Security Upgrade Advisor Tool for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Go to the services download page.

Read the documentation: Security Upgrade Advisor Tool User Guide

The Security Upgrade Advisor Tool helps customers and developers upgrade security settings from earlier versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. This service helps guarantee a quick and secure start on the new system by importing the existing security settings from user groups, main menu items, and associated access levels.

The service is not intended to be a single-click solution for security upgrades. Instead, the service is intended to demonstrate one of many ways to upgrade security through an iterative process. The service helps developers reach the upgraded security baseline more quickly through automation.

Test Data Transfer Tool (beta) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Go to the services download page.

Read the documentation: Test Data Transfer Tool (beta) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The Test Data Transfer Tool (beta) (DP.exe) is a command-line tool that exports data from a Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 business database in a production or non-production environment, and can then be used to import the data into a Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 business database in a non-production environment. You can import data into either a development or a test environment.

InformationSource provides a searchable library. It includes two primary resources:

  • Core Concept documents and videos. This part of the library contains datasheets, slide decks, and videos about basic Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 concepts to help you understand key value propositions and key functionality.

  • Question and Answer (Q & A) Search. This part of the library contains common questions found on Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and recommended answers.

    ImportantImportant

    Q & A search is being moved to Lifecycle Services. It is available only to partners in Pre-sales projects, on the RFP responses page.

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