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

– 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
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





Ganesan, Sr. Technology specialist.