Audit policies (list page) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 16, 2010

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

Click Compliance and internal controls > Common > Policies > Audit policies.

Use this list page to create, edit, and view audit policies that are defined for your organizations. Audit policies are defined business rules that help control business processes and enforce the overall business strategy. Information on the list page includes the name, description, and status (active or retired) of the audit policies.

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




Open a form where you can create a policy and its associated policy rules.


You can audit only source documents that are created after the audit policy is created.


Edit the selected policy.

Retire policy

Retire the selected policy. When you retire a policy, all the rules that are contained in the policy are retired as well. Retired policies remain in the system for auditing purposes, but they cannot be reactivated.


Open a form where you can define the organizational structure that policies apply to and the order of precedence for those policies.

The order of precedence settings in the Policy parameters form does not apply to audit policies. For more information, see Policy parameters (form).

Additional options

Open the Additional options form, in which you can set up batch processing, monitored entities, and prohibited words to use with policy rules that are associated with this policy.




Enter the name of the policy.


Enter a description of the policy.


Yes indicates that the policy is currently in effect. No indicates that the policy is retired. Retired policies cannot be reactivated.

Policy rule type:

The types of policy rules that have been defined for the policy. When a policy rule type is selected, the policy rules and related fields are displayed in the policy rules grid.

For more information about policy rule types, see Policy rule type (form).

Include parent rule

This field is not used for audit policies.


The date when the selected policy rule instance becomes active.


The last date when the selected policy rule instance will be active.

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