Set up an AOS profile [AX 2012]

Updated: January 27, 2014

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

An Application Object Server (AOS) profile provides the connection string that enables Commerce Data Exchange: Synch Service to communicate with the Microsoft Dynamics AX database.


The information in this topic applies only to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack.

  1. Click Retail > Setup > Retail scheduler > Channel integration > AOS profiles.

  2. Press CTRL+N to create a new AOS profile.

  3. Complete the following information:

    • Name – Enter a unique name for the profile.

    • Server name – Enter the name of the server where the AOS instance is installed.

    • Instance name – The name of the AOS instance.

    • TCP/IP port – Enter the TCP/IP port for the AOS instance.

    • Commerce Data Exchange: Synch Service – Select the Synch Service profile to associate with the AOS profile.

  4. Click Test connection to confirm that the connection string for the selected AOS profile is correct. For information about how to resolve connection errors, see Troubleshoot a connection.

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