Before you configure Analysis Services [AX 2012]

Updated: October 8, 2012

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

Before you configure Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services for use with Microsoft Dynamics AX, you must complete the following procedures.

To configure Analysis Services, you must have the required permissions. For more information, see Verify that you have the required permissions for installation.

Create a domain account that can run the Analysis Services service. For more information, see Create service accounts.

The proxy account for Business Connector must be assigned to the server administrator role in Analysis Services. To complete that task, follow these steps.

  1. Open Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and connect to your Analysis Services instance.

  2. In the tree view, right-click the Analysis Services instance, and then click Properties. The Analysis Services Properties window is displayed.

  3. In the Select a page area, click Security.

  4. Click Add. The Select Users or Groups form is displayed.

  5. Enter the Business Connector proxy account in the following format: [DomainName]\[UserName]. Click OK.

On the computer where Analysis Services is installed, or where you plan to install Analysis Services, run the prerequisite validation utility to verify that system requirements have been met. For information about how to run the prerequisite validation utility, see Check prerequisites.

For more information about the hardware and software requirements for Microsoft Dynamics AX, see the system requirements.

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