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Separate AOS as Batch Server Only Performance

  • 1.  Separate AOS as Batch Server Only Performance

    Posted Aug 21, 2013 03:15 PM
    I'm using AX2012.  We recently setup a second AOS to run as a Batch only server.  After doing this my expectation would be to see the new Batch only server to do all of the work for any batched reports.  What I saw was that the primary AOS was still doing all of the work, even though it is not setup as a batch server.  We followed the documentation and setup all of the appropriate configurations.

    Any ideas?

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    Chris Uggen
    Director of Business Systems
    Dominion Enterprises
    Carrollton TX
    214-273-2145
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  • 2.  RE:Separate AOS as Batch Server Only Performance

    TOP CONTRIBUTOR
    Posted Aug 21, 2013 03:54 PM
    Note: I'm on 2009, but I can't imagine much of this has changed.  I too have a dedicated batch server, as well as three client AOS's that I allow for batch processing overnight (master planning, etc.).

    Did you edit the Batch batch group to only contain the dedicated batch AOS?  Dig around in the Server Configuration and the Batch Groups - you should be able to find out what's configured incorrectly.

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    Allen McGuire
    SQL Server DBA, MCITP
    Ariens Company
    Green Bay WI
    9202645439
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  • 3.  RE:Separate AOS as Batch Server Only Performance

    Posted Aug 22, 2013 09:55 AM
    Chris, 

    If the issue isnt resolved by reviewing the server level items, you may want to look at the batch tasks to see which AOS they are listing on the general tab.  If it isn't linking properly, put the batch in withhold status and then back in waiting status to see if that will pick up the new AOS. 

    Sorry if this is a duplicate response, but I don't see my original one on the site.  Let me know if you'd like to discuss.

    Lynn

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    Lynn Fulton
    Sr Dynamics AX Technical Architect
    Sally Beauty
    Denton TX
    940-293-6571
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