Deprecated: Product group for procurement [AX 2012]

Updated: October 24, 2013

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

In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, product groups are used on both the buying side and the selling side. In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, product groups are upgraded to procurement catalogs. The product groups are left as is for consumption on the selling side only.



Reason for deprecation

The functionality that this feature provided was limited.

Replaced by another feature

Yes. For buying-side procurement, the feature has been removed, and has been replaced by procurement categories and procurement catalogs.

For more information, see Defining and maintaining procurement categories and Procurement catalogs overview.

Modules affected

Procurement and sourcing

Changes to installation

This change does not affect application installation.

Changes to upgrade

Any product groups that are used in AX 2009 are upgraded to procurement categories and procurement catalogs during the upgrade process.

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