Deprecated: Reporting Tools and Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal Tools

Updated: October 24, 2013

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

In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 and earlier versions, Reporting Tools and Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal Tools are required components that must be installed for full Microsoft Dynamics AX functionality.



Reason for deprecation

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 eliminates the need for custom tools and instead relies on Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for these functions.

Replaced by another feature

Yes. The feature is no longer available, and standard Visual Studio Tools can be used instead.

For more information, see Visual Studio Integration.

Modules affected


Changes to installation

Reporting Tools and Enterprise Portal Tools have been combined into Visual Studio Tools.

Changes to upgrade

This change does not affect application upgrade.

Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).