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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook by Simon Buxton

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Configuring and running trace – the tracing cockpit

If the more obvious checks fail to yield a result, you can use the database tracing cockpit. This has two tasks: recording a trace database and interpreting the results. This process is done in two parts: configuring the trace and executing it.

Tracing is done as part of a coordinated effort with other performance monitors and the user who is experiencing the problem. Since this will affect the system's performance, we need to select a window when this is done so that the user can perform the specific tasks in question.

Getting ready

You will need to have the Trace Parser installed, which is done from the Dynamics AX setup. This should be done on your local PC, and you need to be the local administrator ...

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