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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
General Ledger Account Categories
Microsoft Professional Services: Additional Tools Available

Installing the Dynamics GP 2010 application

Most of the time the Dynamics GP application will be installed on the server to help with administrative, maintenance, and troubleshooting tasks. However, this is not a requirement as there is no application server needed for Dynamics GP. If you have chosen not to install the Dynamics GP application on the same server as SQL Server, you can perform the first Dynamics GP installation on any computer on your network.

The steps for installing the Dynamics GP application are the same for server and client installations. If you are used to installing prior Dynamics GP versions, you will notice that there is no longer a choice for client or server installations.

The following steps and screenshots detail the steps for installing Dynamics GP 2010 on Windows Server 2008, running SQL Server 2008. The media used for this installation is the RTM GP 2010 download from PartnerSource or CustomerSource.

  1. Start the Dynamics GP installation by running setup.exe...