Synchronize the OLAP database in MSD Axapta

Synchronize the OLAP database

1. Open your Microsoft Dynamics AX client (Start > Programs > Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 > Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009).

 2. Open the OLAP Administration form (Administration > Setup > Business analysis > OLAP > OLAP Administration).

 3. Click the OLAP servers tab.

 4. Enter the name and a description of the server that is running Analysis Services. (This information may be already entered for you.)

 5. Select the check box for the OLAP server.

 6. Click the OLAP databases tab.

 7. In the Database name field, enter Dynamics AX. (This information may be already entered for you.)

 By default, the OLAP database that stores the Microsoft Dynamics AX cubes is named Dynamics AX.

 8. Select the check box for the OLAP database.

 9. Click the Advanced tab.

 10. Select the Synchronize OLAP Database with OLTP Schema check box.

 11. Select the Enable logging check box. Data will be recorded in a log file. Specify an existing location to save the log file to. Note: You will need to refer to this log file when completing many of the procedures in this white paper.

 12. Click Update Databases to synchronize the OLAP database with the schema from the OLTP database. This process may take an hour or more to complete.