PacktLib: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Administration

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Administration

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

System Planning and Hardware Sizing

Phases of a Dynamics AX implementation

Hardware planning

Network planning

Software planning

Miscellaneous implementation tasks

Summary

Setup and Configuration of the Base Server Components

Installing the Dynamics AX database

Installing the Dynamics AX Application files

Installing the Application Object Server (AOS)

Installing the Dynamics AX Client

Dynamics AX Initialization checklist

Summary

Setup and Configuration of the Enterprise Portal

Installation and configuration of the Enterprise Portal

Setting up an Enterprise Portal in a Load Balanced web farm

Additional resources for the Enterprise Portal

Summary

Setup and Configuration of the Role Centers

Installation and setup of Role Centers

Installation and setup of Analysis extensions

Installation and setup of Reporting extensions

Dynamics AX SQL Server Reporting Services setup

Assigning Role Centers

Summary

Setting Up Kerberos Authentication

Setting up Kerberos authentication for Role Centers

Configuring Service Principal Names

Configuring the Domain Controller for Kerberos authentication

Configuring SharePoint for Kerberos authentication

Configuring SQL Reporting Services for Kerberos authentication

Configuring SQL Analysis Services for Kerberos authentication

Setting up Office Data Connection (ODC) files

Setting up Component Services

Configuring Internet Information Services for Kerberos authentication

Summary

Setup and Configuration of the Workflow

Workflow prerequisites

Installing Workflow

Setting up Workflow

Configuring Workflow

Testing Workflow

Summary

Setup and Configuration of Application Integration Framework

Configuring AIF in Dynamics AX

Setting up AIF to use a filesystem adapter

Managing and troubleshooting AIF document exchanges

Setting up AIF to use web services

Summary

Data Migration

The data migration process

Generating an Excel spreadsheet

Importing data from an Excel spreadsheet

Advanced data migration features

Summary

Security and User Administration

Security requirements

Dynamics AX security model

Setting up user access in Dynamics AX

Setting user permissions for the Enterprise Portal

Specifying user permissions for reports

Setting user permissions for Analysis Cubes

Summary

Alerts and Notifications

Alerts prerequisites

Alerts permissions setup

Creating an alerts batch job

Creating alert rules

Maintaining alerts

Setting up user alert options

Summary

Tuning Your Setup

Accessing the Application Object Server (AOS) configuration

Tuning an AOS for best performance

Accessing the client configuration

Summary

Backup and Maintenance

Backup

Re-indexing

Consistency check

Database synchronization

Summary

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