Production Data export to import in Dev/Test environment made easy by Microsoft

A new tool is release Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Test Data Transfer Tool (beta) on InformationSource!
This command-line tool exports data from a Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 business database like from Production systems, and imports it into a Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 business database in a non-production environment like Dev/Test environment.

Syntax to run this tool

 DP.exe direction directory database server
   Parameter    Default value    Description
direction    EXPORT    Specify EXPORT to export data or IMPORT to import data.
directory    The current directory    Specify the directory from which the data should be exported or to which the data should be imported.
database    AXDB    The name of the database.
server    The current computer    Specify the computer name or instance name of the SQL Server computer that is hosting the Microsoft Dynamics AX database.

Installation is also very easy

Install the Test Data Transfer Tool (beta)

Download the tool, and extract it to a local folder.
Right-click AX2012TestDataTransferTool.msi, and then click Run as administrator.
In the Setup wizard, accept the license terms, and then select the location in which to install the binaries and files for the tool. By default, the tool is installed to %Program Files%/Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Test Data Transfer Tool (Beta).
For complete details about the tool anyone can follow the TechNet link  Or Information Source
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One Response to Production Data export to import in Dev/Test environment made easy by Microsoft

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