Application Enabler can be used with Silverlight, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows-based, text-based, HTML-based, Dynamics GP, and Java-based applications. Additionally, Application Enabler can be used with either 32-bit or 64-bit applications.
The configuration can be performed on any machine running the line-of-business application that has the same screens that the users will need ‘enabled.'
The steps involved in the configuration process depend on which of these types of programs you are enabling. The following describes configuration information common to these configuration types.
The AEConfig dialog box lists all enabled line-of-business applications. Each application's configuration information is stored in a single file with an .xml extension. Configuration information for multiple screens from an application can be stored in a single XML file, or each enabled application can have its own XML file. Configuration information for multiple applications can also be stored in a single XML file. Users must have Read and Execute rights to the XML configuration file.
It is possible to configure as many different applications as you have line-of-business applications. For each application, there is no limit to the number of screens that can be configured. The applications are listed in the Enabled Applications list in the AEConfig dialog box. Each screen enabled for the application selected in the Enabled Applications list is displayed in the Enabled Screens section of this dialog box:
The following sections include instructions that are specific to enabling different types of line-of-business applications: