Upgrade administration [AX 2012]

Updated: April 30, 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 information for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 upgrade administrators.

The latest information about Microsoft Dynamics AX upgrade is available on the web. The following aspects of the upgrade process are covered.

technet logoUpgrade overview and preparation

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technet logoPost-upgrade tasks

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Resource

Description

The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Upgrade Guide, available in PDF format from the Microsoft Download Center.

This document provides end-to-end guidance for system administrators who are upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 from Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, or Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0.

Code upgrade white papers available from the Microsoft Download Center.

Provides information helpful to ISVs and others who have installed customized applications in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

The white paper How to Write Data Upgrade Scripts for Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Provides guidance to developers of data upgrade and upgrade preprocessing scripts for customized Microsoft Dynamics AX applications.

The file UpgradePreprocessing.chm, which is installed on the Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 or Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 source system prior to upgrade. The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 installation media provides this file in the DatabaseUpgrade folder.

Provides complete documentation of the upgrade preprocessing portions of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 upgrade process.

The file UpgradeScripts.chm, which is installed on the Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 or Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 source system prior to upgrade. The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 installation media provides this file in the DatabaseUpgrade folder.

Provides documentation for the data upgrade scripts in the Microsoft layers that are implemented in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, including the SYS and GLS layers.


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

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