Vendor portal administrator security role (VendVendorPortalAdministrator) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 11, 2011

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

The Vendor portal administrator security role represents an external user who has a vendor relationship with legal entities. This user is responsible for maintaining information about external parties who use the vendor portal. This user can also grant access to the vendor portal to external parties.

By default, this security role is assigned the following duties in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Duty name

Duty AOT name

Duty description

Inquire into items for vendor master (Enterprise Portal)


Respond to inquiries about items for vendor master in Enterprise Portal

Inquire into purchase order to invoice progress (Enterprise Portal)


Respond to inquiries about the status of the purchase order to invoice process in Enterprise Portal

Inquire into request for quotation for vendor


Inquire into the request for quotation for a vendor by using the vendor self-service portal

Inquire into vendor master (Enterprise Portal)


Respond to inquiries about vendor master data in Enterprise Portal

Maintain catalogs


Maintain all types of catalogs

Maintain external vendor user requests


Maintain and submit vendor user request for vendor self-service portal

Maintain vendor catalogs on vendor self-service portal


Catalog maintenance

Maintain vendor contact list


Maintain vendor contact list on vendor portal

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