Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Demonstration Toolkit Virtual Machines (VM) - November 2010 Refresh Released

Microsoft released an update to the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Demonstration Toolkit virtual machines. The following Q&A is provided to give you details about this release.The existing demonstration VMs have a time bomb that'll end on Nov '15th, so Microsoft's now providing new VMs ahead of this.Microsoft releases 3 options to show Dynamics AX 2009 […]

Microsoft released an update to the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Demonstration Toolkit virtual machines. The following Q&A is provided to give you details about this release.

The existing demonstration VMs have a time bomb that'll end on Nov '15th, so Microsoft's now providing new VMs ahead of this.

Microsoft releases 3 options to show Dynamics AX 2009 with different Microsoft applications and technology:

  • Refresh 4 -- For use with Windows Hyper-V contains Dynamics AX 2009 setup running on Windows 2008 R2 with SQL 2008 R2, SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010
  • Refresh 3.5 -- For use with VPC2007SP1 contains Dynamics AX 2009 setup running on Windows 2008 with SQL 2008 R2, SharePoint 2007 and Office 2010
  • Refresh 3 -- For use with VPC2007SP1 contains Dynamics AX 2009 setup running on Windows 2003 with SQL 2005 SP3, SharePoint 2007 and Office 2010

This videos walks through the differences of the different Refreshes of the AX2009 Demonstration VMs and introduces some links to resources to help leverage and adopt the new VMs:

This videos walks through the process of moving your ISV solutions from the Refresh 2 Demo VM onto the new Refresh VMs:

This videos walks through the process of moving your ISV solutions from the Refresh 2 Demo VM onto the new Refresh VMs.

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