Devbox maintenance

Updating local devbox (VHD) to latest application or platform release

  • Download latest update package from LCS

  • Unblock downloaded zip (on file property page check Unblock and click Apply)

    You may also unblock all already unzipped files with running following in PowerShell with elevation:

    dir C:\Update -Recurse | Unblock-File
  • Run Command Prompt as Administrator and change current folder. Further steps should also be executed in the PowerShell.

    cd C:\Update
  • Run creating the runbook on current based on its topology. Put current date into runbook name.

    AXUpdateInstaller.exe generate -runbookid="Update20191104" -topologyfile="DefaultTopologyData.xml" -servicemodelfile="DefaultServiceModelData.xml" -runbookfile="Update20191104.xml"
  • Import created runbook

    AXUpdateInstaller.exe import -runbookfile=Update20191104.xml
  • Execute imported runbook

    AXUpdateInstaller.exe execute -runbookid=Update20191104
  • To re-run steps use following command if needed:

    AXUpdateInstaller.exe execute -runbookid=Update20191104 -rerunstep=1
  • To skip steps, use following:

    AXUpdateInstaller.exe execute -runbookid=Update20191104 -setstepcomplete=1

Increasing the performance

Decreasing the CPU workload

Windows Activation issues