I’m pleased to announce that the Management Reporter AX 2012 Provider has been released! The provider is the communication mechanism between Management Reporter and AX 2012. The provider pulls the financial information stored in AX, into Management Reporter for report design and report generation. Some of the integration points are: Accounts, Dimensions, Fiscal Periods, Posting Layers, Account Categories, Actual GL Data, Budget Data, and Adjustments.
Listed below are just a few of the many features included in this release:
- Report on Custom or Entity Backed dimensions
- Build reports based on the Total Accounts created in AX 2012
- Create Actual vs. Budget reports
- Include additional account or transaction level information such as:
Account Type Budget Model
Company Group Account Currency Code
Document Date Document Number
Further Posting Type Journal Number
Ledger Closing Main Account Category
Payment Reference Posting Layer
Source Document Transaction Apply Date
Transaction Description Transaction Code
Transaction Number Voucher
The downloads can be found here:
The following pre-requisites must be installed to use the AX 2012 provider:
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 .NET Business Connector
The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 .NET Business Connector must be installed on the same computer(s) where the Management Reporter application service and process services are installed.
Cumulative Update 1 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
This update must be installed on the same computer(s) where the Management Reporter application service and process services are installed. For more information about the cumulative update and download information, see Knowledge Base article 2579565 (https://mbs.microsoft.com/knowledgebase/KBDisplay.aspx?scid=kb$en-us$2579565).
Note: This update does not require the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 client, but it can be applied to the .NET Business Connector listed above.
Management Reporter server components (Service Pack 2)
The Management Reporter application service and process service must be installed on the same computer(s) where the data provider will be installed. To install these components, see Installing Microsoft Management Reporter.