How to deploy AX 2012 R3 on Azure via LCS

This document describes steps that how we can quickly deploy Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 on Azure using Lifecycle Services

Prerequisites
– Azure subscription
– Partnersource/Customersource login

Let’s get started

Step 1: LCS Signup
Log on to LCS and create a new project and fill in the required details
Step 2: Setup a new project and then go to your project
Step 3: Go to “Cloud hosted environment”
Step 4: Log into Azure portal
https://manage.windowsazure.com
Step 5: Copy Subscription ID
Azure Portal > Setting > Subscriptions
Step 6: Add Azure subscription
Log back to LCS and paste your subscription id and then “Next”
Step 6: Download Certificate
Step 7: Upload certificate to Azure
Switch back to Azure portal, click on Setting > Upload
Browse your certificate file
See new Dynamics Deployment added
Step 7: Choose Azure region and then deploy
Switch back to LCS, choose Azure region
Then next, and chose give a deployment name

Then deploy,
Step 8: Deploying
You will see a status of “Deploying”. Give it few hours
Step 9: Deployed
After few hours, status changes to “Deployed”
Step 9: Connect to VM machine
Go to Azure portal > Virtual Machine > choose your new VM > Connect
A short cut RDP will download to your machine. Use this and connect to R3 cloud.
Connect to your environment. Username and password can get from LCS portal

Username: builtin\Administrator
Password: pass@word1
Step 10: Enjoy your cloud R3 VM
Following are the components which are installed in this instance:
· Standard AX 2012 R3 with Demo Data with Multiple companies
· Enterprise portal
· Reporting Services
· Role centers
· Retail POS

 

References

 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn741581.aspx

 

by

Ganesan, Sr. Technology specialist.