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.
Start the Dynamics GP installation by running