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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

Dynamics GP Utilities

Dynamics GP Utilities are used to perform global administrative tasks such as:

  • Completing the Dynamics GP installation, which includes:

    • Creation of the DYNAMICS SQL Server database: DYNAMICS is also referred to as the system database for Dynamics GP. It holds all the global data, including users, security, company setup, currency setup, and exchange rates.

    • Creation of the DYNSA user: DYNSA is a SQL Server login created by Dynamics GP and set to be the database owner of all the Dynamics GP databases.

    • Creation of the DYNGRP and DYNWORKFLOWGRP SQL Server roles: Security for the Dynamics GP application is set inside the application itself, not in SQL Server. Typically, no SQL Server permissions are needed for the individual Dynamics GP users, all permissions are granted to the DYNGRP role and Dynamics GP users are added to the DYNGRP role when they are created by the application.

    • Defining the account framework.

    • Setting passwords for DYNSA, Dynamics GP system, and (optionally...