Exam MB6-503:

AX 4.0 Installation & Configuration

Published:June 10, 2010
Language(s):English, Japanese
Audience(s):IT Professionals
Technology:Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0
Type:Proctored Exam

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About this Exam
This certification exam measures your ability to do the following:
  • Understand and articulate how to set up and configure Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0, including understanding the components used in a Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 deployment.
  • Install and set up those components, including supporting components such as Active Directory, SQL Server 2005, and IIS, as well as the Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 components that include Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Database, Application Object Server, Application File Server, and Client.
  • Understand how to configure Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Enterprise Portal, Reporting Services, and Application Integration Server.
Audience Profile
Individuals who want to obtain a certification on Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Installation and Configuration should take this exam.
Additional skills recommended:
  • General working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2000 or Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP Professional, Windows security, Active Directory, IIS, and SQL Server 2000 or 2005.
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam MB6-503: AX 4.0 Installation & Configuration, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):Exam MB6-503: AX 4.0 Installation & Configuration: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
Note This preparation guide is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Microsoft exams might include adaptive testing technology and simulation items. Microsoft does not identify the format in which exams are presented. Please use this preparation guide to prepare for the exam, regardless of its format.
Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.
Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Overview (7%)
  • Installation Improvements
  • Database Improvements
  • Application Object Server Improvements
  • Client Improvements
Planning a Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Install (13%)
  • Core Computer Roles
  • Plan System Topology
  • Plan Hardware and Software
Installing a Development System (20%)
  • Install on a Single Computer
  • Install Multiple Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Instances
  • Install Multiple AOS Instances
  • Manage a New AOS Instance
  • Point a Client to a Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Instance
  • Set Up Version Control Server
Installing the Core System (27%)
  • Basic Setup Steps
  • Create SQL Server Database
  • Install Application File Server
  • Install Application Object Server
  • Set Up AOS on a Cluster
  • Install Client
  • Start Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0
Configuring Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 (10%)
  • Run the Installation Checklist
  • Re-execute the Installation Checklist
  • Run Checklist with User Intervention
Deploying Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 (17%)
  • Modify Server and Client Configurations
  • Test the System
  • Deploy Additional Clients
  • Migrate Data
Set Up and Configure Application Integration Server (3%)
  • The Application Integration Framework
  • Application Integration Server Requirements
  • Install the Application Integration Server Prerequisites
  • Install the Application Integration Server
  • Configure IIS for AIF
Installing Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Enterprise Portal (3%)
  • Verify Enterprise Portal Requirements
  • Install and Configure IIS
  • Install and Configure Windows SharePoint Services
  • Install Enterprise Portal Create an Enterprise Portal Web Site
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