Application integration framework and services

Learn how to use the Application Integration Framework and services in AX.

About

This course discusses and provides information and insight on using Application Integration Framework and services to provide a programming model, tools and infrastructure support for integration of application functionality and data with AX.

Agenda

Module 1: Introduction

Lessons

  • Concepts
  • Integrations

Module 2: Architecture

Lessons

  • High level features and concepts
  • Topology
  • Usability
  • Support for data model changes

Module 3: Installation and upgrade

Lessons

  • Installation
  • Upgrade

Labs

  • Configure services to use IIS
  • ‍Install MSMQS

Module 4: Administration

Lessons

  • Set up batch
  • Integration ports
  • Adapters

Lab

  • Set up batch

Module 5: Development concepts

Lessons

  • Service types
  • Document services
  • Custom services
  • System services
  • How AIF exchanges data
  • Customising the AIF pipeline
  • Business operations framework
  • Security

Labs

  • Add validation and defaulting to a web service
  • AIF document service wizard
  • Business operations framework

Module 6: Working with services

Lessons

  • Call an external service
  • Create and call a custom service by using a basic port
  • Call a document service by using NetTcp
  • Call a document service with the file adapter
  • Create a synchronous document exchange between BizTalk and AIF
  • Exchange documents by using the MSMQ adapter
  • Call the metadata service
  • Create and deploy outbound exchange

Labs

  • Create and call a custom service by using a basic port
  • Call a document service by using NetTcp
  • Call a document service with the file adapter
  • Call the user session service

Module 7: Troubleshooting and logging

Lessons

  • Monitoring services and AIF
  • Troubleshooting
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