Security administration [AX 2012]

Updated: February 18, 2014

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

This page provides links to help you locate the information that you need about security and protection in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Information about the following Microsoft Dynamics AX security topics is available on the web.

technet logoSecurity architecture of the Microsoft Dynamics AX application

Provides a high-level overview of the security architecture of Microsoft Dynamics AX. When you understand the security architecture, you can more easily customize security to fit the needs of your business.

technet logoRole-based security in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Explains the concepts of role-based security in Microsoft Dynamics AX. Provides procedures for setting up users and roles to grant access to the Microsoft Dynamics AX application.

technet logoData security in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Contains information about limiting the business data that users can access.

technet logoHardening Microsoft Dynamics AX components against security threats

Surveys the procedures and best practices required to secure individual components of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

technet logoSecurity technical reference

Contains miscellaneous technical information that relates to security in Microsoft Dynamics AX.



Microsoft Security Compliance Manager

Provides centralized security baseline management features, a baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and security baseline export flexibility to accelerate your organization’s ability to efficiently manage the security and compliance process for the most widely used Microsoft technologies.

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