Install Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

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

Use this page to access links to the latest Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 installation information.

1. Prepare for installation

Be sure to review the following information before you install Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

Resource

Description

Implementation Planning Guide

Includes deployment information and guidance to help you simplify the experience of implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

System requirements

Lists the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 system requirements.

Release notes

Note

This is secure content that is available on the CustomerSource website.

Lists late-breaking issues with the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 release.

2. Install Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Use the following information to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Testing the installation on a test server is highly recommended.

Plan the base topology of Microsoft Dynamics AX

Prepare for the installation

Install the databases

Install server and web server components

Install business intelligence components

Install Management Reporter components

Install client components

Install developer tools

Install integration components

Install management utilities

Install retail components

Install the RapidStart Connector

Install Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal

Install the Data import/export framework (AX 2012 R3)

Install the VSS writer for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Install Connector for Microsoft Dynamics

Install the Data import/export framework (DIXF, DMF)

Perform a single-computer installation of Microsoft Dynamics AX

Install Microsoft Dynamics AX in silent mode

Firewall settings for Microsoft Dynamics AX components

Troubleshoot the installation

Note

You can download a printable version of the Installation Guide from the Microsoft Download Center.

3. After you install

Use the following resources after you install Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

Resource

Description

System administrator help on TechNet

Describes how to set up and administer Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Microsoft training

Includes information about training that is available for your organization. This includes classroom training, online learning, onsite training, training materials, and training from your partner.

Hot topics

Note

This is secure content that is available on the CustomerSource website.

Includes critical Support information that is related to your installation. You can select to view hot topics that pertain only to Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Service packs and product releases

Note

This is secure content that is available on the CustomerSource website.

Lists the latest service packs and other product updates that have been released. You can select to view service packs that pertain only to Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Microsoft Dynamics AX Community

Includes links to community-related resources, such as forums and blogs, so that you can communicate with and learn from other Microsoft Dynamics AX users.