Dates and versions for Finance and Operations application and platform releases
Table 1: Application releases
For information about the new features included in each release, click the links in the Version column.
|Release||Major or minor release||Version||Build number||Availability||Expiration date|
|Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition||Major release||7.3||7.3.11971.56116||December 2017||December 2020|
|Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition||Major release||July 2017||7.2.11792.56024||June 2017||June 2020|
|Dynamics 365 for Operations||Major release||1611||7.1.1541.3036||November 2016||November 2019|
|Dynamics AX||Minor release||7.0.1||7.0.1265.23014||May 2016||June 2017|
|Dynamics AX||Major release||7.0||7.0.1265.3015||February 2016||June 2017|
Table 2: Application updates
The application updates listed below consist of a small subset of application enhancements released on top of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition (July 2017). These updates don’t affect the support lifecycle of the release–support is in-line with the policies for the July 2017 release.
For information about the new features included in each update, click the links in the Version column.
* The link points to a Knowledge Base (KB) article. You must log in to Lifecycle Services (LCS) to view the KB article.
Table 3: Platform releases
For information about the new features included in each release, click the links in the Release column.
|Release||Build number||Availability||Expiration date|
|Platform update 13||7.0.4764||January 2018||January 2019|
|Platform update 12||7.0.4709||November 2017||November 2018|
|Platform update 11||7.0.4679.35176||October 2017||October 2018|
|Platform update 10||7.0.4641.16233||August 2017||August 2018|
|Platform update 9||7.0.4612.35162||July 2017||July 2018|
|Platform update 8||7.0.4565.16212||June 2017||June 2018|
|Platform update 7||7.0.4542.16189||May 2017||May 2018|
|Platform update 6||7.0.4509.16180||April 2017||April 2018|
|Platform update 5||7.0.4475.16165||March 2017||March 2018|
|Platform update 4||7.0.4425.16161||February 2017||February 2018|
|Platform update 3||7.0.4307.16141||November 2016||November 2017|
|Platform update 2||7.0.4230.16130||August 2016||August 2017|
|Platform update 1||7.0.4127.16103||May 2016||May 2017|
|Platform 7.0||7.0.4030.16079||February 2016||January 2017|
Platform updates are compatible with all application versions that are supported at the time of release.
On-premises software update policies
The customer is in full control of its on-premises deployments and must follow this policy. The customer is in control of installing updates in its on-premises environments. Microsoft will support the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (on-premises) software through December 31, 2027, at a minimum, but only if the customer keeps the deployed software current according to this policy.
The Finance and Operations (on-premises) software is licensed and supported under the Modern Lifecycle Policy. This policy requires that the customer maintain Software Assurance (SA) or the Enhancement Plan, and that it deploy updates as noted later in this topic. Customers who want to use the Fixed Support Lifecycle Policy (5+5) must downgrade to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. If a customer lapses on SA or the Enhancement Plan, it will be eligible only for the perpetual license rights to AX 2012 R3 and must uninstall the Finance and Operations (on-premises) software.
The initial release of the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (on-premises) software was based on Platform update 8 and the July 2017 update of the application.
Dates for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (on-premises) releases
The initial release of the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (on-premises) software was based on the July 2017 update of the application, with Platform update 8.
Platform update 11 is now available for on-premises deployments.
Microsoft is committed to supporting the deployments of the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (on-premises) software through calendar year 2027, at a minimum, provided that the customer keeps the deployed software current according to the Modern Lifecycle Policy.
|Release||Version||Build number||Availability||Expiration date||Product life|
|Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition (on-premises)||July 2017||7.2.11792||June 2017||June 2020||December 2027|
|Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 (Roadmap survey)|
|Recent kernel build||6.3.6000.1278||12 Sep 2017||KB4012350|
|Cumulative Update 13||6.3.6000.149*||13 Sep 2017||KB4032175|
|Cumulative Update 12||6.3.5000.138*||21 Nov 2016
|Cumulative Update 11||6.3.4000.127||29 Jun 2016||KB3157865|
|Cumulative Update 10||6.3.3000.110||24 Nov 2015||KB3102920|
|Cumulative Update 9||6.3.2000.326*||08 Jun 2015||KB3063879|
|Cumulative Update 8||6.3.1000.309||18 Nov 2014||KB2998197|
|RTM||126.96.36.199||Apr 2014||Customer / Partner|
|Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 (Roadmap survey)|
|Recent kernel build||6.2.3000.4687||29 Aug 2017||KB4040671|
|Cumulative Update 9||6.2.3000.110||24 Sep 2015||KB3092626|
|Cumulative Update 8||6.2.2000.14||06 Mar 2015||KB3042171|
|Cumulative Update 7||6.2.1000.4051||01 Nov 2013||KB2885603|
|Cumulative Update 6||6.2.1000.1437||26 Jun 2013||KB2850972|
|Cumulative Update 1||6.2.1000.156||26 Feb 2013||KB2807685|
|RTM||188.8.131.52||01 Dec 2012||Customer / Partner|
|Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012|
|Recent kernel build||6.0.1108.9023||29 Aug 2017||KB4040693|
|Cumulative Update 7||6.0.1108.6482||16 Apr 2014||KB2936810|
|Cumulative Update 5||6.0.1108.4316||29 Apr 2013||KB2828929|
|Cumulative Update 4||6.0.1108.2423||02 Dec 2012||KB2765124|
|Cumulative Update 3||6.0.1108.670||28 Jun 2012||KB2709934|
|Cumulative Update 2||6.0.947.280||16 Nov 2011||KB2606916|
|Cumulative Update 1||6.0.947.61||01 Aug 2011||KB2579565|
|Feature Pack 1||6.0.947.862||Solution build 6.1.1108.0||Customer / Partner|
|RTM||6.0.947.0||01 Aug 2011||Customer / Partner|
|Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 (Roadmap survey)|
|Recent kernel build||5.0.1600.4039||31 Jul 2017||KB4032546|
|Recent Retail POS build||5.0.1600.3997||13 Jun 2017||KB4024027|
|Retail||01 Jun 2012||KB2706705|
|Process Industries 3.1||25 Mar 2012||KB2678990|
|Project Time Management||25 Mar 2012||KB2678991|
|Professional Services Automation||25 Mar 2012||KB2678992|
|US Payroll Update||5.0.1511.123||03 Feb 2017||KB3218716|
|Rollup Update 8||5.0.1500.6491||21 Mar 2012||KB2677618|
|Rollup Update 7||5.0.1500.4570||25 Apr 2011||KB2503850|
|Rollup Update 6||5.0.1500.3761||16 Dec 2010||KB2405516|
|Rollup Update 5||5.0.1500.2985||30 Jun 2010||KB982812|
|Rollup Update 4||5.0.1500.2116||22 Mar 2010||KB979125|
|Rollup Update 3||5.0.1500.1313||22 Sep 2009||KB974409|
|Rollup Update 2||5.0.1500.809||29 Jun 2009||KB971536|
|Rollup Update 1||5.0.1500.358||12 Apr 2009||KB967145|
|Service Pack 1||5.0.1000.52||Nov 2008||Customer / Partner|
|RTM RU-6||5.0.593.1429||Mainstream Support ended||Rollup 6|
|RTM RU-5||5.0.593.1287||Rollup 5|
|RTM RU-4||5.0.593.1084||Rollup 4|
|RTM RU-3||5.0.593.827||Rollup 3|
|RTM RU-2||5.0.593.662||Rollup 2|
|RTM RU-1||5.0.593.439||Rollup 1|
|RTM||5.0.593.0||2 Jun 2008||Customer / Partner|
|Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 SP2|
|Latest Kernel Build||4.0.2503.1872||14 Jan 2014||KB2920510|
|Latest Application Build||4.0.2503.1707||11 Oct 2011||KB2626235|
|Hotfixes||Until 17 Oct 2011||Hotfix List|
- To find the current Application build and Kernel build number – On the Help menu in Microsoft Dynamics AX, click About Microsoft Dynamics AX.
- Retail components for AX 2012 can be updated by installing a recent kernel build. Read more…
- http://aka.ms/axbuild – is a short link to this page
- Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services – ‘Issue search’ feature allows you to search for released hotfixes and even see what is in progress. You can also see the changes in the affected application objects. ► Watch these videos or read the User Guide for more details.
- FAQ: Microsoft Dynamics AX Kernel Hotfixes – Blog post to assist with Kernel Issues for Microsoft Dynamics AX
- LCS: Latest kernel versions
- Important application hotfixes – check for a list of important fixes you may want to apply after upgrading to a cumulative update
- Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP Installs and Service Packs Overview
- Microsoft Dynamics Localization Portal – information on country-specific regulatory updates that are planned and released
- Hotfixes Released for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 for Retail
- Hotfixes Released for Professional Services Automation (PSA) and Project Time Management (PTM) on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
- Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services Cloud powered support [▶ watch the 5-minute-video]