Feature Explained: Copy User Security

Microsoft DynamicsAnother of the minor new features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is the ability to copy security from one user to another in the User Security form (Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >> Tools >> Setup >> System >> User). In the following example I have created a new user called John Bull;

User Security

This user should have the same user security as my own user. In GP 10 this meant using User Access (Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >> Tools >> Setup >> System >> User Access) and User Security Setup (Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >> Tools >> Setup >> System >> User Security) to assign access to the required companies and manually assigning roles for each of these companies. In GP 2010 hit the Copy Access button to open the Copy User Security form and select the User ID to copy the security settings from;

Copy User Security

Ian Grieve

About Ian Grieve

Ian is a Microsoft Dynamics GP certified consultant specialising in the delivery of Microsoft Dynamics GP projects and currently working for Perfect Image Ltd., a Microsoft Partner and VAR in the North East of England. Ian has worked with Microsoft Dynamics GP since 2003 and, over the nine years since, has dealt with all aspects of the product life-cycle from presales, to implementation, to technical and functional training, to post go-live support and subsequent upgrades and process reviews. In his spare time, Ian runs the azurecurve | Ramblings of a Dynamics GP Consultant blog dedicated to Microsoft Dynamics GP and related products.
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