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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By : Victoria Yudin
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By: Victoria Yudin

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning application with a multitude of features and options. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and can be very confusing for users and consultants. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease.This focused, step-by-step tutorial covers the basics of Microsoft Dynamics GP, from licensing, to design, before moving on to more complex topics such as implementation and setup. You will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 from start to finish.This book will enable you to master the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2010 effectively. This book starts with how to plan and complete a successful Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 implementation. You will then move on to learning who should be on the implementation team, what important questions should be asked and how to plan your infrastructure for Dynamics GP 2010. Detailed descriptions of all the setup options for the core Dynamics GP modules as well as practical advice on setup will help guide you through the myriad of options available in this powerful application. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how to import your initial data with illustrations and practical examples.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
About the Author
About the Reviewer
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Chapter 5. Installation of SQL Server, Dynamics GP, and Integration Manager

Now that you have completed the planning for your Dynamics GP implementation, it is time to perform the installation.

This chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Pre-installation checklist

  • Why installation as the local administrator is important

  • Installation of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 for Dynamics GP

  • Installation of the Dynamics GP 2010 application

  • Creating an ODBC data source

  • Completing the Dynamics GP installation by running Dynamics GP Utilities

  • Loading the sample company and creating your new company

  • Installation of Integration Manager

  • Post-installation tasks


Please note that the installation steps and recommendations in this book are based on a US installation. If you are installing Dynamics GP in a different country, please consult with your Dynamics GP resource for anything that may need to be different for your installation.