Configure Web sites for document exchange

After you have installed the Application Integration Framework (AIF) Web services on the application integration gateway server, you must create a Web site for use by AIF. This Web site points to the shared content directory that was created when you installed the Web services. This directory is where all the generated service artifacts will be copied for external use when you configure Web services.

For more information about installing an application integration server, see "Install AIF Web services" in the Microsoft Dynamics AX Installation Guide.

Add a Web site for use by AIF

After installing AIF Web services, you must add a Web site. Adding a Web site specifies to the Application Object Server (AOS) the content directory where the Web services are stored. This directory links Microsoft Dynamics AX with the Web services configuration that is created when you install AIF Web services.

  1. Click Basic > Setup > Application Integration Framework > Web sites.

  2. Press CTRL+N to create a new Web site or select one of the Web sites from the list.

  3. Enter a descriptive name for this Web site in the Name field.

    The name can contain special characters and blanks and can be up to 50 characters long.

  4. In the Virtual directory share path field, enter the path to the content directory that contains the Web service components that are generated.


    By default, the content directory is located in the <Microsoft Dynamics AX installation path>\AifWebServices (C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics AX\50\AifWebServices, for example). The network share name for this directory is MicrosoftDynamicsAXAif50.

  5. To search for the content directory path, on the General tab, click Browse.

  6. In the Description field, enter a description of the Web site.

Validate the Web site

  1. Click Basic > Setup > Application Integration Framework > Web sites.

  2. On the Overview tab, select a Web site from the list.

  3. To check that each selected content directory path exists and that the current AOS user account has read, write, and delete permissions on the directory, click Validate. The validation results appear in an Infolog window.

See Also

Configure document exchanges with Web services in AIF