What's new for system administrators


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

In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, we added and changed several features that affect system administrators. These new and changed features are highlighted in the What’s New topics for system administrators.

Installation and Upgrade

Data, Reporting, and Business Intelligence

Features supported by SharePoint



What's new: Installation

What's new: Upgrade features

What's new: Retail features

What's new: Update installer

What's new: Azure deployments of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

What's new: Database changes

What's new: Data import, export, and migration

What's new: Data partitioning

What's new: Backup and recovery

What's new: Reporting

What's new: Analytics

What's New: Master data management

What's new: Enterprise Portal and Role Centers

What's new: Enterprise Search

What's new: Company and organization framework

What's new: Role-based security

What's new: Workflow features

What's new: Services and Application Integration Framework

What's new: Help system

What's new: Data Import/Export Framework for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

What's new: Intelligent Data Management Framework for Microsoft Dynamics AX

What's new: Lifecycle Services for Microsoft Dynamics

What's new: System Center Operations Manager Management Packs for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

See also

TechNet library for application users

AX Developer Center on MSDN