How to run a Microsoft Ax 2012 Hyper-V on VirtualBox (Enterpris Portal Problem)

November 26, 2011 1 comment

In my previous post I described how to run the standard Microsoft Ax 2012 Hyper-V VPC on your regular Windows Client with VirtualBox. There was one thing I forgot to mention, when you want to use the Enterprise Portal (and you probably will) you need to adjust the windows hosts-file on the VPC.

How:

Now the file should look like this:

# Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
#
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
#
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# space.
#
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a ‘#’ symbol.
#
# For example:
#
#      102.54.94.97     rhino.acme.com          # source server
#       38.25.63.10     x.acme.com              # x client host

# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
#    127.0.0.1       localhost
#    ::1             localhost
127.0.0.1       dynamicsax.contoso.com