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Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide by JJ Yadav, Yogesh Kasat

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Upgrading options

If you are planning to upgrade to the latest version of Dynamics AX (Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU9) from one of the previous versions, take a look at the following table, which illustrates the upgrade options depending on the source Dynamics AX application version:

Source Version

Upgrade Options

AX 4.0 SP2

This is an indirect upgrade. You must upgrade to AX 2009 SP 1 first.

AX 2009 SP 1 (without retail)

This is a direct upgrade using the source-to-target model.

AX 2009 for Retail R1

AX 2009 for Retail R2

This is an indirect upgrade. You must first upgrade to AX 2009 for a Retail R2 Refresh.

AX 2009 for Retail R2 Refresh

Direct upgrade using the source-to-target model.

AX 2012 R2 Feature pack

In-place upgrade on a single ...

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