Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook is published by Packt Publishing in November 2013. This book has 378 pages in English, ISBN-13 9781849688062.
Microsoft Dynamic is a powerful ERP solution for global enterprises to support industry-specific and various operational business processes. This single solution enhances various aspects of manufacturing, retail, service, and public sector industries. Due to its intriguing capabilities such as finance and supply chain management, business intelligence and reporting, and project management, it is one of the most widely used solutions, having been adopted by many organizations across the globe. If you are one of those who help organizations in administering this unique solution, this book should be in the tool belt of any AX developer to ensure compliance and simplify the ongoing management of the system.
Providing administrators who are involved in system administration and management with clear guidance on many administration tasks, this book is packed with systematic instructions of hands-on examples and in-depth explanations Even for experienced users, this book will serve as a great source of reference by providing new ways of working with Microsoft Dynamic through the book’s easy-to-follow approach.
This hands-on guide looks at key administration tasks, explaining not only how each task is performed, but also why. You will be provided with practical guidance that will allow you to safely take advantage of the advanced technology in Dynamics AX 2012 in order to simplify and automate the ongoing management while maintaining compliance.
This practical book simplifies user management operations by automating the tasks of hiring new people—joining up HR and security roles through organizational hierarchies. In-depth explanations teach you about AX licensing and how to make the most of your license.
Management of models and the model store (including installing hotfixes and addons), as well as details of how they work are provided, along with practical guidance on the procedures required to reduce risk and downtime.
This book guides you through the key tasks in reporting and BI through in-depth knowledge of the Batch Framework and Alerting. Finally, important tasks in performance, system monitoring, and troubleshooting are provided with in-depth guidance and further reading.
With this comprehensive guide, you will be armed with all the tools and instructions you need to both manage the system and make better decisions as your company’s requirements evolve.
What you will learn from this book
- Learn user management and the security framework to ensure compliance and make the most out of your license (to reduce costs)
- Understand the installation and management of the Application Object Server
- Manage the batch framework to get the most from your infrastructure
- Perform system health monitoring tasks and troubleshooting
- Create legal entities and partitions
- Manage workflow and learn how to set up delegation
- Deploy SSRS reports, Analysis Server cubes, and other BI elements
- Recognize the key tasks needed to ensure AX performance
An easy-to-follow guide full of hands-on examples of real-world administration tasks. Each topic is explained and placed in context, and for the more inquisitive, there are more details of the concepts used.
Who this book is for
If you are an administrator who provides IT support to Dynamics AX 2012 and IT managers then this book is ideal for you. Whether you are new to AX or an experienced professional wishing to add to your knowledge, then this book is for you.
The book assumes a basic knowledge of using Dynamics AX and the Active Directory. Many of the examples in the book require that you have access to Dynamics AX as a System Administrator, local administrator of your local machine, and access to read your Active Directory.