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Publishing your ISV Solution on the Azure Marketplace

I found this webcast is very interesting. It is short about 30’ but it gives you an idea how Azure marketplace is an important concept. It is going to be a dominant way that that people look for and find solutions around AX. Microsoft is really moving toward having ISVs get their solution to Azure market place. If you are an ISV, you can get your visibility by publishing your solution. It is an easy way that people can come in do some inquires, read some descriptions, etc to know about your solution. Check it out here:

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Posted by on April 12, 2016 in Development, Training, Video

 

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Taking Microsoft Dynamics AX to Azure

Join Ryan Battle, principle program manager and Winston Hait, senior marketing manager for Microsoft Dynamics AX, to learn about deploying Dynamics AX on the Microsoft Azure cloud. In this webcast they will talk about why you should consider an ERP solution in the cloud, its benefits and how you can use services like Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle services (LCS) to easily develop, test, and deploy Dynamics AX in the cloud. They will also share customer examples and talk about how businesses are using Dynamics AX in the cloud today, why they made the decision to move to the cloud and the results of these deployments.

 
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Posted by on December 10, 2015 in General, Video

 

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How to create Azure Service Bus for AX Mobile Connector

Issue

In order to connect to AX using mobile apps, one way or another you will end up create service bus on Azure. You will need the ability to access ACS Management Portal. However, if a service bus is created directly in Azure portal, ACS  management portal will not be enabled.  See examples below

A service bus was created in Azure portal. It is missing ACS

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A service bus was created using PowerShell

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Solution

Create the service bus should not be done via Azure portal anymore, it must done via PowerShell commands

Step 1: Azure PowerShell CmdLets

Go to the Azure Downloads page and click the link to install the Azure PowerShell cmdlets.

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This will launch the Web Platform Installer.  Click the Install button in the Web Platform Installer to install the cmdlets.

Step 2:  PowerShell Commands

1> Run the command “Add-AzureAccount” and provide Live ID user name/password to connect to a default Azure subscription.

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2. Create a new Azure Service Bus namespace using the command

New-AzureSBNamespace -Name mynamespace -Location “Central US” -CreateACSNamespace $true -NamespaceType Messaging

Example:

New-AzureSBNamespace -name axatozMobileConnector -location ‘central us’ -createACSNamespace $true -namespacetype Messaging

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Log to Azure portal and verify ACS Management Portal enabled

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Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Development

 

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Customer Story – Real Madrid C.F.

My favorite team Real Madrid is using Microsoft Cloud (Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, Microsoft Dynamics Marketing, Microsoft Visual Studio, Office 365) to bring the stadium closer to 450 million fans around the globe.

Check out Customer Story at http://meme.ms/d5q16z9

Case study: https://customers.microsoft.com/Pages/Download.aspx?id=20523

 
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Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Articles

 

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How to turn on/off AX VM through Powershell

First, you need to install Azure PowerShell

Go to the Azure Downloads page and click the link to install the Azure PowerShell cmdlets.

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Step 1: Get-AzureVM to find out all your VMs hosted on Azure. In my case i have one VM for AX2012 which was deployed through LCS

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Make sure to copy ServiceName and Name

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Step 2: How to start

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Syntax: Start-AzureVM -ServiceName “AX2012R3-Demo-Demo-da16992830bbf75a” -Name “DEMO-41e1aa3f1f”

Refresh Azure Portal > VM > Status , you will see eventually the status will become “Running”

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Step 3: How to stop

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Syntax: Stop-AzureVM -ServiceName “AX2012R3-Demo-Demo-da16992830bbf75a” -Name “DEMO-41e1aa3f1f” -Force

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Bonus:

How to get RDP file

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Syntax: Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile -ServiceName “AX2012R3-Demo-Demo-da16992830bbf75a” -Name “DEMO-41e1aa3f1f” -LocalPath “c:\temp\AzureAX.rdp”

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How to launch RDP from command line directly

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Syntax: Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile -ServiceName $serviceName -Name $vmName –Launch

A session will pop up and prompt to connect to the VM
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How to delete a virtual machine

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Syntax: Remove-AzureVM -ServiceName “AX2012R3-Demo-Demo-da16992830bbf75a” -Name “DEMO-41e1aa3f1f” –DeleteVHD

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Posted by on April 27, 2015 in Development

 

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Azure PowerShell 101

Before you go to the Cloud , let’s learn from Guang Yang about how to manage Azure from the PowerShell command line!

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Posted by on April 27, 2015 in Development

 

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Convergence 2015 Video Library

There are tons of content at Convergence 2015 this year. If you could not make to Atlanta , the content is available to watch online.

I noticed that  Microsoft is sending a very clear message at this convergence  “Mobile first, Cloud First”. Therefore, get familiar with LCS and Azure if you don’t want to fall behind

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Posted by on March 20, 2015 in General, Training, Video

 

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