Inventory forecast configuration key (Forecast) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 27, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The Inventory forecast configuration key controls access to forms and functions that are used in forecasting.

If this configuration key is enabled, you can create forecasts for inventory, customers, and vendors.

You can enable or disable this key in the License configuration form.

The following forms are available when the configuration key is enabled.


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Demand forecast per item

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Period allocation categories

Period allocation categories (form)


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Forecast plans

Forecast plans (form)

Reduction keys

Reduction keys (form)

Gross requirement

Run forecast scheduling


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Forecast models

Forecast models (form)

The following table provides information about how this configuration key relates to other configuration keys and license codes.



License code

Trade and Logistics

Parent key


Child keys

Demand forecasting

For more information about how license codes and configuration keys work together, see About license codes and configuration keys.

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