Microsoft Connect Has Been Retired

You have reached this page because you’ve tried to access the Microsoft Connect portal. After nearly 10 years, Microsoft Connect has been retired in favor of new tools and services.

Microsoft Download Center

Visit Download Center if you are looking for a package that was previously available on Connect. (Try the search field in the top-right corner of the Download Center page).

You may also be interested in checking out Microsoft Partner Center. Partner Center streamlines several business processes to make it easier for Microsoft partners to manage their relationship with Microsoft and their customers. Partner Center gives you access to the tools you need to get work done. Use Partner Center to:

  • Manage your Microsoft account and users
  • Engage with customers
  • Build relationships with other partners
  • Enroll in incentive programs
  • Manage customer subscriptions
  • Bill and get paid
  • Contact support
  • Publish or explore offers in the Microsoft commercial marketplace, a catalog of thousands of customer-facing transactable services and applications built and delivered by our independent software vendor (ISV) partners.

Where to Find Connect Programs

In case your Connect program is not listed below it may be discontinued or operates as “invitation only”. If you can't find your program, please get in touch with your Microsoft contact for further information regarding program availability.

SQL Server (Connect Site ID 68)

Effective January 1, 2018, the community feedback feature of the Microsoft Connect site for SQL Server has been replicated to the SQL Server section of the Azure Feedback Forums. Current and active public feedback for SQL Server from Microsoft Connect was transferred it into the new forum to help customers find relevant and active matching suggestions.

System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune (Connect Site ID 892)

  • If you have a feature request for Configuration Manager or Intune, UserVoice is still the best place for feature requests: and
  • If you want to file a bug against Configuration Manager, please use the Windows Feedback Hub, which is built into the Windows 10 operating system. For more information, see You can track the status of new bugs filed in Feedback Hub, but not bugs previously filed under Connect; all bugs filed under Connect are still accessible by the product team.
  • If you think you’ve found a bug with Intune, please open a support case. For more information, see
  • If you are part of the Customer Connection Program and are trying to access content from the Configuration Manager or Intune Advisors calls, please contact your Customer Connection Program contact to get access to the new TechCommunity.
  • If you are a Partner, please contact your Partner contact.
  • If you are trying to get access to content for the Technical Adoption Program (TAP) please contact your TAP buddy.

Dynamics 365 OneBox Virtual Machine

Dynamics AX Feedback (Connect Site ID 13211)

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition team has made the downloads for the latest versions of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations available via the following links:

  • Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition 7.3 with Platform update 12
  • Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition July 2017 (7.2) with Platform update 12

For any additional questions or queries regarding Preview programs or availability or prior version download VHD’s please contact:

Dynamics NAV (dynamicssuggestions)

If you have a feature request for Dynamics 365 Business Central the Dynamics 365 Application Ideas is the best place for feature requests:

Microsoft 365 powered device/Accelerate (Connect Site ID 1031)

Effective January 1, 2018 the current Microsoft 365 powered device Connect website was decommissioned. The updated website and downloadable materials can be found at

Microsoft Alumni Network (Connect Site ID 1379)

Please contact the Microsoft Alumni Network program administrators for the status of the program.

WME Conformance Testing Connection (Connect Site ID 605)

Please contact for the status of the program.

High Performance Computing Team (Connect Site ID 12)

Please visit

DevDiv / Visual Studio and .NET Framework (Connect Site ID 210)

We have reviewed and migrated bugs to Developer Community. For VC++ issues, please search the Developer Community site for C++ for your ConnectID or the substring of the bug title, found in an an automated email you received from the original Connect system. Please bear with us as we go through the process of triaging these issues for the new system. If you cannot locate your report, please contact

To report a new Visual Studio bug, please use the integrated Report a Problem feature in Visual Studio 2017. C++ compiler issues can also be filed at the Developer Community site for C++.

Services Connection (Connect Site ID 1067)

Please contact for the status of the program.