Production Floor app for Microsoft Dynamics AX [AX 2012]

Updated: August 5, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

With the Microsoft Dynamics AX Production Floor app, you can quickly perform daily production tasks, such as:

  • View details about active production jobs

  • Start production jobs, report jobs as finished, and enter feedback about the jobs

  • Read files that are attached to production jobs

  • Clock-in or clock-out when you start or exit the app

  • Register breaks, indirect activities, and absences

Device

Supported operation systems

Tablet

Windows 8.1 RT

Windows 8.1 Pro

Phone

Not supported

Click here to download this app from the Store.

You can run this app in demo mode, which lets you explore the features of the app without a connection to Microsoft Dynamics AX. To run the app in demo mode, complete these steps:

  1. Start the app.

  2. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen and tap Settings. (Or, if you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Settings.)

  3. Choose Connection.

  4. Move the Demo mode slider to On.

After running the app in demo mode, you can integrate the app with Microsoft Dynamics AX by completing the following sections in this article.

To integrate this app with Microsoft Dynamics AX, complete the following procedures.

Before you can integrate this app with Microsoft Dynamics AX, make sure that the following prerequisites are in place.

Category

Prerequisite

More information

Required software

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 or later must be installed. Note the following requirments:

  • The Web services on IIS component must be installed.

  • The following license codes must be enabled: SFC1, SFC2, and SFCUser.

Install Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Install web services on IIS

Provide license information

Required permissions

You must be assigned to the System administrator role in Microsoft Dynamics AX. You must be assigned to this role in order to:

  • Integrate this app with Microsoft Dynamics AX.

  • Use this app.

Assign users to security roles

  1. Open the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.

  2. Open a new development workspace.

  3. In the AOT, expand the Service Groups node.

  4. Right-click JmgShopfloorServiceGroup, and then click Deploy Service Group.

    When the deployment is complete, the Infolog form is displayed. Verify that the following message is displayed in the form:

    The port ‘JmgShopfloorServiceGroup’ was deployed successfully.

  1. Click System administration > Setup > Services and Application Integration Framework > Inbound ports.

  2. Click New.

  3. In the Port name field, enter a name for the port, such as ProductionFloorApp.

  4. In the Description field, enter a description to help you identify this port.

  5. From the Adapter list, click HTTP.

  6. In the URI field, click the drop-down arrow. The Select Web site form is displayed.

  7. From the Web site list, select the available web site. (You’ll enter the URI of this web site when you Set up this app on your device.) Click OK.

  8. Click the Service operations button. The Select service operations form is displayed.

  9. From the Remaining service operations box, select all operations that start with “Jmg,” and then move them into the Selected service operations box. Click Close.

  10. Click Activate.

    When the activation is complete, the Infolog form is displayed. Verify that the following message is displayed in the form:

    The port 'ProductionFloorApp' was deployed successfully.

  1. Start the app.

  2. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen and tap Settings. (Or, if you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Settings.)

  3. Choose Connection.

  4. Move the Demo mode slider to Off.

  5. Enter the server address. This is the URI of the web site that you selected in step 7 of the previous procedure. For example, the URI is formatted like this:

    http://ServerName:PortNumber/MicrosoftDynamicsAx41Aif/ProductionFloorApp/xppservice.svc

    In this example URI, ProductionFloorApp is the name of the inbound port that you entered in step 3 of the pervious procedure.

  6. Enter your Active Directory user name and password.

  7. Select a Microsoft Dynamics AX data partition. If you do not select a partition, the default partition is used.

  8. Click Test connection to verify that you can connect to the server.

  9. Select a company.


Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).

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