Setting up a Tool Kit User for AX 2012 R3 for Retail can be a bit trying, espcially since the techNet article for this topic is based on 2012 FP and is no longer current.
Let's walk through creating a standard Build VM
Need an extra build box? Look no further for how to set that up.
Can developers manage their VM uptime and save some money? Yes!
Azure OMS has some great features to help reduce spend but you have to set it up.
EDIT: This is a known issue that MSFT is actively working on addressing
Setting up ADFS for D365 On Prem? Easy!
I'm excited to finally be releasing this. Many end users love the (Inventory) Site (Financial) Dimension link.
Need to Export a database for safe keeping?
How to use Git with PackagesLocalDirectory
How to Create an Azure Queue Endpoint in F&O
How to create an Azure Key Vault for F&O
How to Create an Azure Service Bus Queue
How to Create an App Registration for F&O