This post based on a question one of my friend posted to me, If you are beginner or working in a company you want to access the dynamics ax 7, but you don't want to spend a penny. I hope most of the people able to access the dynamics AX 7 preview with azure and office 365 account fortunately I was one of them. What if I don't have any support from company or as individual still want to access dynamics ax 7, following steps will help.
- Create an Dynamics CRM trial account or office 365 trial account, all those accounts will be expired, but you still have lot of time to play around with dynamics ax 7
- Download dynamics ax 7 VHD from following link https://connect.microsoft.com/site1321/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=60417 For download you need FTM application which you can download freely from Microsoft website
- Follow below link, This blog explains how you can configure dynamics ax 7 and get access.
In last step in the blog, you can use your trial accounts created on first step.
Some of the points needs to be noted
You can use this VM in client operating systems like Win7, win 10. you need to enable the hyper-v console from Turn features on or off in control panel.
You need minimum ram size 6 GB,