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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook by Simon Buxton

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Installing an AX model

This is a standard process while installing third-party ISV add-ons to your system, and is normally straightforward. Issues can arise if the footprint of the solution or add-on is high. The footprint is how much of standard AX functionality is changed as part of developing the add-on, so a good add-on is not only good due to its functionality, but also its footprint on standard AX.

These issues are formed as IDs conflict, where the installed model is modifying the same element in the same layer, which is not allowed.

Note

These issues are discussed in more detail later in the Managing conflicts section.

Getting ready

To import a model into your live system, you need to perform the following steps:

  1. Ensure that you have the Dynamics ...

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