Export Data using Data Management – DMF – Ax 7.0

This is my first post on Ax7.0 which is now referred as Dynamics 365 operations.

Given below the steps to export data for a simple entity using Data management (DMF in earlier versions)

  1. Click on Export
  2. Enter entity details. It is also possible to filter on the entity by clicking on the header in the lookup.




4.  Fill in the entity details


There are three options in “Select Fields”. All Fields/ AutoReport /Importable fields.



5. Click “Add Entity”


You will see a tick mark when the entity is added successfully.

There is an option to “Generate package” automatically when the entity is exported. If not enabled, it can also be downloaded in the final step.

There is an option to filter on the data to be exported.  Click on the Filter given in the below screenshot.


6. Now, the entity is ready to be exported. Click save and Export.


7. Execution log displays as


8. It is also possible to download the package now though the option was not selected earlier.



Package file consists of 3 files as given below


Data file in the specified format

Manifest file – having entity structure

Package Header – defines entity header



About AnithaEswaran

Hello all, Thanks for visiting my blog. I started this blog to share my learning with Ax members . Since I am from technical background, most of my posts would be from X++. Thanks to my mentor and my colleague Romain who guided and helped me in learning many new concepts in Ax. This instilled confidence in me to handle and troubleshoot complex issues. Feedback wrt to my blog entries are most welcome …
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