Manually Change connection settings on AX2012 R2 Sync Service

15. August 2013

If you need to move your database or need to make changes to your SYNC server settings in Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Retail, you can do this by change the registry key directly

You can find all settings for the SYNC service under the following key when running on a 64 Bit operating System


HKLMSOFTWAREWOW6432NODEMicrosoftDynamics6.0Retail Store ConnectServers

This area will include all the configured SYNC services and you can manually change those



  • I want to do this if I want to fast switch on and of some parameters on a SYNC services running on a POS system remotely.
  • I want to do this if I want to change the location of WORK directories and LOG directories without having to use the configuration tool
  • I want to do this if I was moving the MSG database to another server

Leave a Reply