upgrading ax2009 to ax2012


I have a small doubt we have ax 2009 server .i upgrade ax2009 to ax2012 .ax 2012 is another server. can replace directly application folder ax 2009 to ax 2012 application folders and restore db backup’s in the new server .is this proper way?

can you please tell me the process of upgrading 2009 to 2012

You should really begin with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Upgrade Guide