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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
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Logging into Dynamics GP

After installation and creation of DYNAMICS, TWO, and your new company using Dynamics GP Utilities, you can perform the Dynamics GP application installation on any computer where it will be used. The rest of the setup steps, whether for a system or company, can be performed on any computer where Dynamics GP is installed.

When you launch Dynamics GP for the first time on a new computer, you will be prompted for a Server, User ID, and Password:

For the Server, choose the ODBC data source pointing to your SQL Server (remember this will need to be created identically on each computer).

The first time you log in, use sa for the User ID. Dynamics GP will detect that this is a new installation and will prompt you to run Dynamics GP Utilities. Choose Yes, log into Dynamics GP Utilities as sa, and follow the prompts. Your local Dynamics GP application will be initialized and synchronized to the settings on the server. Once done, click the Launch Microsoft Dynamics GP button...