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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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Installing Microsoft SQL Server for Dynamics GP

The first step in your installation will be to install Microsoft SQL Server. Installations may vary slightly, depending on the SQL Server version, what components are already installed on the server, and what options you choose to install.

Whether the Dynamics GP SQL Server will reside on a new dedicated server or another existing server, it is recommended that a new SQL Server instance be installed for Dynamics GP. This will allow for the settings needed by Dynamics GP to not interfere with settings that may be different for other applications using the SQL Server. It will also allow for better control and easier maintenance. With a separate SQL Server instance if the SQL Server services need to be restarted for Dynamics GP, other applications on the server will not be affected.

Installation steps

The following are steps for a typical installation of SQL Server 2008 on Windows Server 2008.

  1. Start the Microsoft SQL Server installation by running...