Map companies to partitions (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 20, 2012

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

Click Preprocessing upgrade checklist > Configure partitions.

Use this form to specify how companies that exist on the source system map to partitions on the target system.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.



Configure partitions

Open the Configure partitions form, where you can specify the partitions that will be created on the target system.

Set ready for upgrade

Complete the mapping process.

Caution noteCaution

Carefully read the warning in the dialog box. If you change the partition mapping after this step, you must restart the upgrade process.




The company codes for companies on the source system.

Partition key

Select the partition key for the partition on the target system that you want the corresponding company to be located in.

Caution noteCaution

Do not map companies that share data to different partitions.

Partitions provide isolation of business data. If companies share data in the source system, and you map these companies to different partitions on the target system, the references to the shared data are broken.

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