BOM approval configuration key (BOMApprove) [AX 2012]

Updated: September 12, 2011

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

The BOM approval configuration key controls access to the forms and functions that you can use to maintain the active bill of materials (BOM) version. If you enable the BOM approval key, you can control whether a BOM version must be approved first before it can be activated.


The BOM and BOM version key must be enabled in order to enable the BOM approval key. If this key is disabled, you can activate a BOM version at any time.

You can enable or disable this key in the License configuration 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

BOM versions

Child keys


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

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