How To Install Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client: Installing the Web Client

Microsoft Dynamics GPIn this series of posts, I’m taking a look at the steps needed to install the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client. In the previous posts I took a look at installing the Web Client Runtime, adding the IIS Role and a self-signed certificate created. With those steps completed, we can now install the Web Client itself.

This is done from the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility by selecting Web Client under the Additional Products section;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility

As I said in the introduction to the first post, this series is taking a look at a Single Machine Web Client deployment;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Installation Option

Define the configuration of the Session Central Service by either accepting the default port of 48650, or choosing a different one, setting the certificate to be used for SSL access and entering the domain account information which will be used to run the Session Central Service;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Session Central Service

Enter the Server Name and Database Name, where the Session Central Service will store it’s information, and choose an authentication method. If choosing SQL Authentication enter the Login ID and Password for a user which has permissions to create a new database;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Session Central Database

There are two Windows groups which need to be created, and users assigned, before the Web Client can be installed. The first is for the Web Client users and the second for the users who will access the Web Management Console;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Windows User Group

Next choose the website the Web Client is to be installed to and enter the domain account which will be used for the application pool for the Web Client;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Web Site Configuration

Mark the checkbox if you want to use the same web site and identity for the Web Management Console. If you do not mark this box the next page allows you to choose the Web Site and enter the domain account for the application pool;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Web Management Console Configuration

Enter the Server and Database names and choose the authentication method for where the Web Management Console will store it’s information;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Web Management Console Database

Provide the configuration information for the Session Service by selecting the Port, the default port is 48651, and choose the certificate for SSL access and provide the domain account which the Session Service will run under;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Session Service

Define the port number for the Runtime Service URL and choose the certificate for SSL access;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Runtime Service URL

Click Install to confirm the installation should be performed;

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Install Program

Once installation has been completed, this will be confirmed in the final stage of the setup utility.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 setup utility - Installation Complete

Next, we’ll take a look at running the Configuration Utility.

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