Implementing Fastpath’s Config AD: Associate AD User With GP User

FastpathIn this series of posts I’m going to take a look at the Config AD product from Fastpath which adds single sign-on to the Dynamics GP desktop client; you can find my series index here.

Over the last couple of posts, Config AD has been installed and configured and it is time to get started linking AD users to Dynamcis GP ones. This can be done in one of two ways:

  1. Associate AD users to existing Dynamics GP users
  2. Create new Dynamics GP users from the AD users

In this post I’m going to associate my iang AD user with my ian.grieve Dynamics GP user; in the next post I’ll take a look at creating a new GP user from an AD one.

To assign a user, open Active Directories Users and Groups, right click on a user, which in this post is my iang one, and then click on Configure Dynamics User.

Before the Config AD window itself opens, you’ll be prompted to supply the database connection details. Ensure the correct Server and authentication method is selected: if using SQL Server Authentication enter the login and password:

Connect To Database

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