How To Install The Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 (Beta) Web Client – Introduction

Microsoft Dynamics GPI wrote this post before the excellant and most comprehensive write up on the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Web Client Infrastructure Overview done by Aaron Donat on the Developing for Microsoft Dynamics GP blog and decided to post this anyway as it gives a quick overview of the different parts of the web client as I kick off a series of posts on how to install the GP Web Client.

The Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Beta, including web client, is only available to partners and one important point to remember is that there is no upgrade path from the 2013 Beta to 2013 RTM so GP 2013 Beta should only be used for testing purposes.

The Microsoft Dynamics GP web client provides access to Microsoft Dynamics GP through Internet Explorer using a Silverlight plugin and closely matches the the user experience and functionality of the traditional desktop client.

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MDGP 2013 Feature of the Day: Edit Remit To Address

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft are posting the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Feature of the Day series on the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Blog.

The forthy second feature they’ve announced is Edit Remit To Address.

In Payables Management when entering an invoice, you select the vendor address to which an invoice is to be paid. Now, with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, you can edit the remit-to address ID after the invoice is posted.

This is done by loading the open invoice in the Edit Payables Transaction window where the remit-to address ID can be changed;

Edit Payables Transaction

This new feature is targeted at the following roles:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper

How To Install Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Microsoft SQL ServerI covered a wide variety of topics mainly around GP and related products as well as a few around SQL Server but I’ve not actually done a post on the “correct” installation process of installing SQL Server for use with Microsoft Dynamics GP (I highlight correct as I’m sure some people will disagree with how I am doing the installation).

With the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 I thought it was time to rectify this. I am going to be installing the Enterprise Edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 but the process is the same for each of the versions. The install is being done as I usually do them on a VM for testing/demo purposes; I would pay more attention to security and the location of the log and data folders if this were being done on a production machine.

To install SQL Server, run the setup utility on the installation media which will open the SQL Server Installation Center;

SQL Server Installation Center

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