AX – D365FO – How to create a new client configuration/.AXC File in AX 2012

This article will guide you through the steps to create a new AX client config file for a specific layer in AX 2012 R3. 

1.     Click Start > Administrative Tools > Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Configuration to open the Microsoft Dynamics AX Configuration Utility.

2.     Click Manage > Create configuration. The Create Configuration window is displayed.

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3.     Enter a name for the configuration, and then click OK. The configuration is created.

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4.     Click the Connection tab.

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5.     Verify that the server name, instance name, and port information for the Application Object Server (AOS) are correct.

  • If it is not correct you can click Edit and change it as needed.
  • If there is no server information, click on Add and type in the correct information (Server name is the AOS server)
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6.     Click the Developer tab.

7.     Select the Application object layer to open. (USR should be used for user access)

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8.     Click Refresh to update the configuration.

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9.     Click Manage > Export configuration to file. The Export Configuration window is displayed.

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10.     Save the configuration to your preferred location.

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