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[AX 2012 R3] Why is my Kernel build version not changing after installing CU-8 or the latest binary hotfix? 

Scenario:You have downloaded the CU-8 hotfix from partnersource/customersource and/or are using the LCS Update installer to download and install CU-8 on your AX 2012 R3 RTM. You have completed the install and been through the software update checklist. Later you run AX client and click on Help > About, and notice that the Kernel build...

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Overview of Microsoft Dynamics AX build numbers 

For newer versions click here -> Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations builds Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3     (Roadmap survey) Version Build Availability Download link Recent kernel build 6.3.6000.8144 28 Feb 2019 KB4492767 February 2019 Update 6.3.6000.8149 20 Apr 2019 Feb 2019 Release Cumulative Update 13 6.3.6000.149* 13 Sep 2017 KB4032175 Cumulative Update 12 6.3.5000.138*...

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Best Practices on Deploying Hotfixes or Cumulative Updates Across Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Environments 

Element IDs are assigned installation specific, meaning that the IDs are assigned when the element is first installed and that the IDs for an element can differ between installations. Applying a hotfix or a Cumulative Update (CU) separately in 2 different environments might cause element Id differences and hence Id conflicts. The recommendations on how to...

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