Organization hierarchy purposes (form)

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Organization administration > Setup > Organization > Organization hierarchy purposes.

Use this form to assign a purpose to an organization hierarchy. The purpose that you select determines the types of organizations that can be included in the hierarchy, and it determines how the hierarchy is used in application scenarios. For more information about individual hierarchy purposes, see How to use organization hierarchy purposes.

Tasks that use this form

Create or modify an organization hierarchy

Set up centralized customer payments

Set up centralized vendor payments

Set up replenishment hierarchies

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.




Assigned hierarchies

View the hierarchies that are assigned to the selected hierarchy purpose.

Allowed organization types

View the types of organizations that can be used in a hierarchy with the selected purpose.




Set as default

Make the selected hierarchy the default for the purpose.

View hierarchy

Open the View hierarchy - form to view a visual representation of the organization hierarchy.

See also

About organizations and organizational hierarchies

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