How-to create your own CONTOSO-like virtual machine (Pt. 1)

Since this little blog is kind of development related by nature I had the need for a suitable development environment after its start. The environment had to be

  • autonomous and independent
  • slim and runnable on a notebook with reasonable performance nonetheless
  • current standard AX (AX 2012 R3 CU9)
  • development-ready
  • equipped with data

How you can create such an environment is described in the following. The result is a great choice for demo or training purposes, too.

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