Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R1: Create An Installation Package

● Ian Grieve ●  ● 2 Comments   ● 

Microsoft Dynamics GPIf you have a number of clients to install then the best way of doing this is to create an installation package. Do this by launching the setup utility and, under Install click Create Installation Package:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 setup utility

Select the location into which the installation package should be created and click Next:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: Installation Location

Settings from this point on should match the first client installed.

Select the country/region and click Next:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: Country/Region Selection

Select the features to be installed and confirm the Install Location before clicking Next:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: Select Features

Specify the SQL Server Name (full name including the name of the instance) and confrim the System Database Name:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: SQL Server

Select the path to the Reports and Forms dictionaries; I am configuring them to be on a shared location so have set a Network Folder using the UNC path:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: Dictionary Location

Likeiwse the OLE Notes and Letters have been configured to use the same network share:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: OLE Notes and Letter Wizard Location

When ready to begin the installation, click Install:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: Install Program

And once the creation of the installation package is complete, click Exit:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: Create Installation Package Complete

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