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Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 by The Microsoft Dynamics AX Team

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Chapter 18. Automating tasks and document distribution

In this chapter

Introduction

Batch processing in AX 2012

Creating and executing a batch job

Print management in AX 2012

Introduction

AX 2012 provides the batch framework for automating tasks, and print management for automating document distribution.

With the batch framework, users can create batch jobs to schedule tasks to run under specified conditions. The batch framework is an asynchronous, server-based task execution environment with which users can execute asynchronous tasks in parallel and across multiple instances of the Application Object Server (AOS). In AX 2012, the batch framework has been further enhanced from AX 2009. Among other enhancements, the batch framework now runs ...

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