Fixed asset setup: presentation

This article presents the basics about the fixed asset setup in Dynamics AX 2012.

1/ Prerequisites

Before using Fixed assets module, several prerequisites must be setup : number sequences, journal names and default descriptions.
  • Number sequences
    • Access: Organization administration > Common > Number sequences > Number sequences
    • Two number sequences must be created for the FA parameters:
      • Automatic number for « Fixed asset number »
      • Automatic number for « Fixed asset transfer »
    • One sequence per journal names: acquiring, depreciating, adjustment, …
    • Several number sequences per asset groups (optional).
  • Journal names
    • Access: General Ledger >Setup > Journals > Journal names
    • Create journal with the type « Post fixed Assets ».


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