Installation and Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics® GP 2013 (80540A)

Description

The three-day Microsoft Dynamics® GP Installation and Configuration course provides the tools to help users understand technologies and techniques necessary to successfully install Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Installation and Configuration training is recommended for people who plan to install, implement, configure, consult, or support Microsoft Dynamics GP. The class is intended for administrators, implementers, developers, and consultants who need to understand the technical aspects of Microsoft Dynamics GP. The course is not intended for non-technical staff.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Identify requirements and prerequisites for installing Microsoft Dynamics GP
Install Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Install Microsoft Dynamics GP
Use Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities to uniquely configure an installation and perform any other required tasks for an installation
Troubleshoot installation issues and errors
Identify hardware and software requirements for desktop clients
Install Microsoft Dynamics GP desktop on a client computer
Create an Installation Package
Understand how to install service packs and updates to Microsoft Dynamics GP
Identify the prerequisites and requirements for the Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client
Understand the components and concepts of the web client
Complete necessary system setups within the Microsoft Dynamics GP application such as home pages, passwords, users, and security
Set up company information
Configure, backup, and maintain SQL databases for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Understand how to optimize performance and troubleshoot issues with Microsoft Dynamics GP
Understand how to set up and use a process server for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Identify the available reporting options that are available for Microsoft Dynamics GP and set up and configure them for use

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.

Methods

  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Curriculum

Module 1: System Requirements and SQL Server Installation
This module outlines the recommendations and the requirements that you must have to install Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express for use with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. Additionally, this module covers tips for optimizing the system in preparation for the installation of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. This includes network requirements and server configuration.

Lessons

Microsoft Dynamics GP System Requirements
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Installation and Configuration
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express Installation and Configuration
SQL Server 2012 Books Online

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Identify the requirements and prerequisites for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Install Microsoft SQL Server
Install Microsoft SQL Server Express

Module 2: Data Server Installation and Utilities
This module explains how to select the location and features that will be installed to meet the organization’s specific requirements.

Lessons

Microsoft Dynamics GP Installation
Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities
Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities – Basic Installation
Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities – Advanced Installation
SQL Server Changes After System Database Initialization
Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities – Additional Tasks
Troubleshoot Errors

Labs

Install Microsoft Dynamics GP
Run Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Install Microsoft Dynamics GP
Use Microsoft Dynamics GP Utilities to configure an installation
Verify database initialization processes
Troubleshoot errors

Module 3: Desktop Client Installation, Components and Maintenance
This module explains how to complete an installation for a desktop client. It also discusses how to create an installation package, to install other desktop clients and provides background on key components and features that are available in Microsoft Dynamics GP to maintain the application for end users.

Lessons

Microsoft Dynamics GP Desktop Client Prerequisites, Requirements and Installation
Client Installation Package
Service Packs and Automatic Updates
Installation Components and Files
Identity Columns
Stored Procedures

Labs

Create a Client Installation Package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Identify the hardware and software requirements for a Microsoft Dynamics GP desktop client
Install Microsoft Dynamics GP on a desktop client
Create an Installation Package
Understand the role of service packs, automatic updates, identity columns and stored procedures have in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Module 4: Web Client Installation and Components
This module describes the process that used is to install Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client. The module also discusses the prerequisites and the requirements for an installation.

Lessons

Web Client Installation and Components
Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client Installation
Navigation Comparison
Troubleshooting the Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Identify the prerequisites and requirements for the Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client
Understand the components, infrastructure requirements, and user interface used by the Microsoft Dynamics GP web client
Become familiar with troubleshooting steps that can help address issues that can occur when using the web client

Module 5: System Manager
This module discusses the setup of system and company settings such as home page, users, passwords, user security and preferences necessary when setting up Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Lessons

Home Page
System Setup
Security
Advanced Financial Analysis Reports Security
User Activity and Preferences
Company Setup

Labs

User Setup, Company Access and Security

After completing this module, students will be able to:

View and edit home page components
Create or modify system passwords
Register Microsoft Dynamics GP
Specify user preferences
Edit the dynamics.set launch file
Create users and define security for them
Set up company information

Module 6: Post Installation Administration
This module explains the administrative tasks that are necessary after installation of Microsoft Dynamics GP to help ensure consistency and maintain performance of the system. It introduces the tools that are used to perform these tasks.

Lessons

Database Options
Database Backup Procedures
Microsoft Dynamics GP – SQL Maintenance
Drop and Create Auto Procedures
Microsoft Dynamics GP Database Maintenance Utility
SQL Database Maintenance (DBCC)
Use the Microsoft SQL Server Maintenance Plan Wizard
Microsoft Dynamics GP Maintenance Procedures

Labs

Back Up Database

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure database options and back up Microsoft Dynamics GP databases
Use SQL database maintenance procedures to maintain Microsoft Dynamics GP databases
Use the Microsoft Dynamics GP Database Maintenance Utilities to maintain data

Module 7: Optimize Performance and Troubleshooting
This module discusses how to monitor performance and troubleshoot issues with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft SQL Server. It also includes considerations for when you use the Microsoft Windows Server operating systems.

Lessons

Windows Server Considerations
SQL Server Configuration
Optimize a SQL Relational Database
Analyze Network and Microsoft SQL Server Performance
Optimization Summary
Troubleshooting – Identify the Issue

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