Installing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2: Adding The Sample Company

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 is now available. And despite not really having the time to do so at the moment, I can't stop myself from installing it (and as I always do blogging about it as I go).

In this series of posts I am going to do install a stand-alone instance of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2; the index for this series is here.

In the last post I deployed the System Database so now I can either deploy the sample company or create a new one. I've decided to start with deploying the sample company.

To do this launch GP Utilities and log in as the sa or DYNSA user:

Welcome to Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities

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Installing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2: Deploying The System Database

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 is now available. And despite notavailable. And despite note really having the time to do so at the moment, I can't stop myself from installing it (and as I always do blogging about it as I go).

In this series of posts I am going to do install a stand-alone instance of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2; the index for this series is here.

With the client software installed we can now deploy the system database. To do this launch GP Utilities from the Windows Start screen and log in using the sa or DYNSA user:

Welcome to Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities

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Installing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2: Installing The Client Software

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 is now available. And despite note really having the time to do so at the moment, I can't stop myself from installing it (and as I always do blogging about it as I go).

In this series of posts I am going to do install a stand-alone instance of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2; the index for this series is here.

The first part of installing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 is to install the client software itself. To newcomers this might seem a little odd, but the client software includes GP Utilities which is the utility used to deploy the system database as well as creating companies or adding the sample company.

To install the client software extract the media you downloaded from PartnerSource and double click on the setup.exe. This will launch the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 bootstrapper which will install any prerequisites.

In my case I already have Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 SP2 installed so most of them are present, with only the Dexterity Shared Components 12.0 requiring an update:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Bootstrapper Setup

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Installing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2: Series Index

Microsoft Dynamics GPMicrosoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 is now available. And despite notavailable. And despite note really having the time to do so at the moment, I can't stop myself from installing it (and, as I always do, blogging about it as I go).

In this series of posts I am going to do install a stand-alone instance of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2; this post will serve as my series index so watch for the index, below, to grow as posts are submitted.