Set up a channel profile [AX 2012]

Updated: February 20, 2014

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

A channel profile contains properties that must be defined for a retail channel, such as URLs for site collections. The available properties depend on the type of channel.

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

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

  3. In the Name field, enter a unique name for the profile.

  4. Select the type of online channel that the profile is for.

    In AX 2012 R2, only SharePoint online store is available. In AX 2012 R3, you can also set properties for eBay, Amazon, and Retail Server.

  5. Click Add to add a property to the profile. For each property, provide the following information:

    • Property key – Select the type of property to set for the selected channel profile. The available properties depend on the profile type that you selected. For example, for a profile type of SharePoint online store, you can select the Catalog site collection URL property.

    • Property value – Specify a value for the property.

  6. Click Validate profile to confirm that the property information for the profile is correct.

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