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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Security How-To by Ahmed Mohamed Rafik Moustafa

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AX 2012 security framework

We are going to take a look at the following changes that have taken place in the security framework of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012:

  • Role-based security
  • Extensible data security framework
  • Server enforcement of security
  • Custom authentication

The following figure shows the security architecture of Dynamics AX:

AX 2012 security framework

Source: Microsoft Tech-Net

Role-based security

In earlier versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX, the IT administrator wasted a lot of time and effort in managing the application security by creating user groups. By using the role-based security that Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 offers, managing the security within the application ...

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