AX2012 command cheat sheet


STOP AOS and from CMD (Run as administrator) go to “cd [AOS Name]\bin” and execute:

axbuild.exe xppcompileall /s=01 /altbin="C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics AX\60\Client\Bin"

/s = AOS Server instance from Server Configuration

Refer to:


On AOS server change directory to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics AX\60\ManagementUtilities.

//List Models
axutil list /config:

//Export ModelStore
axutil exportstore /file: [/verbose] /config:

//Export Model
axutil export /model: /file:

//View Model AOT elements
axutil view /model:

//Import modelstore
axutil importstore /file:"specify the location from where you need to import the file" /config:

//Import model
axutil import /file:ModelName.axmodel

//View model properties
axutil manifest /model: /xml
axutil manifest /file:

Keyboard shortcuts

  • Filter Grid: Shift + G
  • Filter Column: Shift + K
  • Filter selected cell: Alt+ F3
  • Remove filters: Ctrl + Shift + F3
  • Edit form : Ctrl + Shift + E
  • Development Workspace: Ctrl + D
  • Element Open: Ctrl + O