Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Enterprise Portal Development I

Code: 8636
Course duration: 2 days

8636: Enterprise Portal Development I in Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 (2 Days)

About this Course

This two-day course introduces the student to Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal. This course will begin with the basic installation and configuration of Enterprise Portal. The student will then be exposed to the development environment of Enterprise Portal and will be able to build a functional Web site using new and existing Enterprise Portal application objects. This course is meant to be an introductory course to Enterprise Portal, and more advanced development will be handled in the next course.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for individuals who will be developing Enterprise Portal Web sites. This audience typically includes application consultants who are tasked with creating a customer's Web site based on the configuration and customization of the application. Additionally, consultants who are responsible for training or supporting the customer will benefit from the course.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the usage and purpose of the major components that comprise Enterprise Portal.
  • Identify the driving concepts behind Enterprise Portal.
  • Describe the overall architecture of Enterprise Portal.
  • Create a Web site, Web pages, and build a functional web application in Enterprise Portal.
  • Set up users for use with an Enterprise Portal Web application.
  • Develop new Enterprise Portal roles, and assign them the proper security access.
  • Describe the different processes within the Web application framework.
  • Understand and create Web application elements.
  • Understand the concepts of Weblets.
  • Use different types of Weblets in your Web pages.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to the Enterprise Portal in Microsoft Dynamics AX

This module explains how to build Web applications integrated with Microsoft SharePoint Services Framework and collectively called the Enterprise Portal

Lessons

  • What is Enterprise Portal?
  • SharePoint Concepts
  • Architecture Overview

After completing this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Describe the usage and purpose of the major components that comprise Enterprise Portal
  • Identify the driving concepts behind Enterprise Portal
  • Describe the overall architecture of Enterprise Portal

Module 2: Installation

This module explains how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal.

Lessons

  • Prerequisites.
  • Setup the Business Connector Proxy User.
  • Install and Configure IIS.
  • Install and Configure Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Install Enterprise Portal
  • Configure Enterprise Portal
  • Deploy Enterprise Portal
  • Create an Enterprise Portal Web Site
  • Grant External Users Access to Enterprise Portal.
  • Microsoft Perimeter Network Configuration Wizard.

After completing this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Identify the prerequisites and individual software components to install an Enterprise Portal server.
  • Make simple installations the individual software components that comprise an Enterprise Portal Server.
  • Create an Enterprise Portal Web site.
  • Grant access to Enterprise Portal.
  • Set up users with an Enterprise Portal Web application.

Module 3: Introduction to Enterprise Portal Framework

This module explains how the Enterprise Portal utilizes SharePoint Web Part Pages to integrate Microsoft Dynamics AX data into the Enterprise Portal site.

Lessons

  • Enterprise Portal and SharePoint Web Part Pages.
  • Navigating the Enterprise Portal

Lab : Navigate the Enterprise Portal After completing this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Identify the component parts of Enterprise Portal.
  • Describe the purpose of the component parts of Enterprise Portal.
  • Navigate in the Enterprise Portal.

Module 4: Customizations - SharePoint Page Design Mode

This module explains how Dynamics AX Web Parts are comprised into Web Part pages and the extensive possibilities available for customizing these Web Part pages only by using a web browser.

Lessons

  • Prerequisites.
  • Setup the Business Connector Proxy User.
  • Install and Configure IIS.
  • Install and Configure Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Install Enterprise Portal
  • Configure Enterprise Portal
  • Deploy Enterprise Portal
  • Create an Enterprise Portal Web Site
  • Grant External Users Access to Enterprise Portal.
  • Microsoft Perimeter Network Configuration Wizard.

After completing this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Identify the prerequisites and individual software components to install an Enterprise Portal server.
  • Make simple installations the individual software components that comprise an Enterprise Portal Server.
  • Create an Enterprise Portal Web site.
  • Grant access to Enterprise Portal.
  • Set up users with an Enterprise Portal Web application.

Module 5: Customizations - Enterprise Portal Objects in the AOT

This module explains how to work with Dynamics AX Web Parts in the Enterprise Portal and the Web objects inside Dynamics AX. We will see how these Web object placed in the Web node in the Application Object Tree (AOT) are created and modified.

Lessons

  • The AOT Web node.
  • Web Menus Demonstration.
  • Web Forms Demonstration.
  • Page Title Web Part Demonstration.
  • Web Reports Demonstration.
  • Creating Web Objects in the AOT.
  • Weblets.

After completing this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Understand the connection between Dynamics AX Web Parts in the Enterprise Portal and Web objects inside Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Know how to create Web objects in the AOT.
  • Describe the basics of a Weblets.

Module 6: Creating and Managing Web Part Pages

This module explains how to create Web pages using the Web Parts.

Lessons

  • Create a Web Part Page
  • Themes and Style Sheets
  • Import and deploy Pages
  • Enterprise Portal Security

After completing this chapter, students will be able to:

  • Create a Web Part Page.
  • Create a theme and add it to an Enterprise Portal Web site.
  • Import and deploy Web Part pages.
  • Know the basics of how to Manage Enterprise Portal Security.

Module 7: Case Study

This module train the students in how to create a functional Enterprise Portal Activity Center based on specific requirements.

Lessons

  • Build a functional Enterprise Portal Activity Center based on specific requirements.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Windows.
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX navigation is helpful but not required for this course.
  • General Knowledge of Windows SharePoint Services.

In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Development I

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2017-12-11 09:00 to 2017-12-15 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-11-27 09:00 to 2017-12-01 17:00
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