AIF web sites (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 3, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click System administration > Setup > Services and Application Integration Framework > Web sites.

Use this form to create and validate a named web site to use with inbound Web services. The sites listed in this form are the ones available for use in integration ports configured to use the HTTP adapter.

To perform document exchanges that expose Web services, you must use the Microsoft Dynamics AX Setup program to install an application integration server, and Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 must be installed. An installation of Microsoft Dynamics AX installation must also reside in the domain. For best performance, the application integration server and Application Object Server should be installed on different computers.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.




Browse for a directory path for the virtual directory.


Confirm that each selected directory path exists and that the object server has permissions to read, write, and delete in the directory.




Enter the unique name that identifies the web site to the framework.

Virtual directory share path

Enter the path of the virtual directory where Web service components are stored.


Enter an optional description for the web site.


The address of the web site.

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