Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Integration Manager First Run

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

The first time you run Integration Manager after installation, you need to right click and Run as Administrator. This makes sure that all of the relevant registry entries are created:

Integration Manager on the Start menu

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Install Integration Manager

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

With eConnect installed I can now install Integration Manager with both sets of adapters (Dynamics GP and eConnect).

To do this launch the setup utility from the installation media and, under Additional Products click on Integration Manager:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Setup Utility

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Install eConnect

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

The first of the companion products I am going to install, is eConnect. This one needs to go first as Integration Manager requires it to be installed if you want to install the eConnect Adapters.

Before you can install eConnect, you need to have added the MSMQ Triggers Windows Feature.

Run the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Setup Utility from the installation media and, under Additional Products, click on eConnect:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Setup Utility

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Create A Company

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

In this post, I’m going to cover the creating of new companies in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2; to create a company, launch GP Utilities and log in using the sa account:

Welcome to Microsoft Dynamics GP

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Desktop Client First Run

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

In the last post, I deployed the system database; now we can deploy the sample company.

To do this, launch GP Utilities and log in using the sa account:

Welcome to Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Deploy System Database

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

in the previous post, the first client was installed; the next step it to deploy the System database.

Do this by launching GP Utilities from the Windows start menu. Log in using the sa account (this is one of the few times when the sa account must be used; at this time there are no other users which can be used).

Welcome to Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Install Dynamics GP Client

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

In this, the first post of the series, I’m going to install the Dynamics GP client. In early versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP, we would have installed the server components, but these haven’t existed for a long time. Instead, the client itself is used to create the server objects (we’ll cover these in the next posts).

When installing Dynamics GP on a new machine, the first components to be installed are the prerequisites, which are installed by the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Bootstrapper Setup utility. Run this by launching the setup.exe from the installation media and click install:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 Bootstrapper Setup

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Series Index

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components.

Last time I did a series like this, I wondered how useful people found them, but I’ve discussed it with a few people over the last few months and the posts do seem to be regarded as useful. If you don’t see a post you’re looking for, then hold on a few days as I will be covering the installation of all of the components of Microsoft Dynamics GP R2 and related products. If you still don’t see a relevant post, then leave me a comment.

The series index, below, will automatically update each time I add a post to the series.

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R1: Install SBA Web Components

Microsoft Dynamics GPIn the last post we installed the feature in the desktop client for SBA; in this post I’m going to install the server components.

To do this, launch the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 setup utility and select Web Components:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 setup utility

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Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R1: Install SBA Client Components

Microsoft Dynamics GPThe final additional product to install, is the Service Based Architecture. This is a relatively new addition for Dynamics GP which allows for interaction using REST based web services, rather than the more traditional SOAP based ones made available via the Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

There are two steps to installing Service Based Architecture (SBA), the first of which, install the SBA feature to the Dynamics GP client. This is the one which we will cover in this post; the next post will cover the second.

I am going to add this feature to the desktop client installation on my web server, so need to use the Programs and Features Control Panel applet. Once it is loaded, select Microsoft Dynamics GP and click Change:

Programs and Features

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