System administration for Retail [AX 2012]

Updated: June 5, 2014

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

This topic provides links to online resources for IT professionals who are administering Retail.

The following information about Retail is available on the web.

technet logo Content roadmap for a Microsoft Dynamics AX Retail online store

Contains information about how to plan for, implement, and customize an online store.

technet logo Content roadmap for Retail Point of Sale

Contains information about how to plan for, implement, and customize Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail POS.

technet logo Content roadmap for Modern Point of Sale

Contains information about how to plan for, implement, and customize Modern POS.

technet logo Commerce runtime

Contains information about how to configure and customize Commerce runtime.

technet logo Retail Server

Contains information about how to install, configure, and customize Retail Server.

technet logo Commerce Data Exchange

Contains information about how to install, configure, and customize Commerce Data Exchange.

The following resources are available for Retail in AX 2012 R2.

The following topics for Retail are available on the web.

technet logo Install and configure Retail components

Provides information and resources to help you successfully deploy and configure Retail.

technet logo Upgrade Retail

Describes how to upgrade the head-office Retail module and the retail stores.

technet logo Point of Sale

Contains information about how to implement a point of sale (POS) system.

technet logo Documentation roadmap for a Microsoft Dynamics AX Retail online store

Contains information about how to plan for, implement, and customize an online store.

Resource

Description

Implementation Guide for Commerce Data Exchange

Describes recommended patterns and practices for setting up, configuring, customizing, monitoring, and troubleshooting Commerce Data Exchange: Synch Service and Commerce Data Exchange: Real-time Service.

Support for Previous POS Versions

Describes how to enable earlier versions of Retail POS to exchange data with AX 2012 R2.

Retail Performance White Paper

Provides an overview of a series of performance tests run by Microsoft to enable customers and partners to better size capacity for the infrastructure that they require for an implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail.

High Volume Inventory Benchmark for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 in a Retail Environment

Contains the results of a benchmark to simulate an inventory workload with more than 4.96 million transaction lines. The inventory transactions simulated the import of POS transactions for a large retail chain into Microsoft Dynamics AX.

The following resources for Retail in AX 2012 Feature Pack are available from the Microsoft Download Center in PDF format.

Document

Description

Retail Deployment Guide: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Provides guidance for administrators who install and upgrade Retail components. This document also provides links to general installation and upgrade information for Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Retail Store Connect Technical Reference: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Provides technical resources for administrators who configure Retail Store Connect, which provides a secure framework for communication between Retail components.

Retail Scheduler Technical Reference: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Provides technical resources for administrators who configure Retail Scheduler, which schedules data synchronization between Retail databases.

POS Technical Reference: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Provides technical resources for administrators who configure POS terminals.

Retail Benchmark for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack

Contains the results of a benchmark to measure the performance and scalability of the retail solution in AX 2012 Feature Pack in a simulated retail scenario.


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