Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Blog Series

Kelly Youells and her support team colleagues on the Dynamics GP Support and Services Blog has created a fantastic new series of posts to help you upgrade. Have a look at the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Blog Series. The articles are listed below:  Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Upgrade Blog Series Schedule!!   Microsoft Dynamics…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Utilities “Hanging” when Upgrading the Databases with Service Pack 3 or any Later Hotfix

Last month, Kelly Youells posted on the Dynamics GP Support and Services Blog about an issue which can cause Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Utilities to hang when updating to Service Pack 3 or later. The details of the issue are posted on the blog and also linked to the Dynamics GP 2010 Hot Topic: Microsoft…

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Granting Access and Binding Defaults when recreating SQL Tables

Added to the Useful SQL Scripts Series. This is a follow on post from my previous article: Backing up and Restoring data when recreating SQL Tables which explains how to recreate tables (usually to fix table structure issues) while making sure that the data is preserved. In the previous post; it has a step 3 to recreate the…

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Workstation Level Settings Lost during Upgrade

When upgrading Microsoft Dynamics GP, it is quite common to get one client (often on the SQL Server) updated first and then update the system and company databases using Dynamics GP Utilities. The final step is then to go around the various workstations and upgrade the client application on those machines. The process of upgrading often…

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Backing up and Restoring data when recreating SQL Tables

Added to the Useful SQL Scripts Series. There are times when you need to recreate a table to change its structure but don’t want to lose the data stored in the table.  I have had this situation a number of times when working on upgrade support cases where (for some unknown reason) a table does…

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Users (other than ‘sa’) unable to login after upgrade

A couple of nights ago, my friend Sivakumar Venkataraman (Siva) pinged me on Messenger about an issue he was having.  He was in the process of upgrading a customer’s site from Microsoft Business Solutions – Great Plains 8.0 to Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0, and after the upgrade none of the users were able to log into…

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New Modified Dictionary Update Requirement for all GP 10.0 MSP Releases

A new requirement has been added to the Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 service pack, hotfix and compliance release install process.  All modified reports and forms must be updated in Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities following the database update.  In the past this was only a requirement for the major release update, such as from GP 9.0…

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Information about using v10.0 Security Conversion Tool

From the Microsoft Dynamics GP Application Level Security Series. This is the final article in this series at this time. Microsoft Dynamics GP version 10.0 introduces a new pessimistic task and role based security model. This new model has a completely different table structure to the previous optimistic user and class based security model.  Which means…

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