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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Guides: System and Utilities

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  • Version: 2010
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

This page includes links to the system and utilities documentation resources for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

  • You can use this page to download the following documentation components:
    • Audit Trails (AuditTrails.pdf or AuditTrails.xps): Explains how to install, upgrade, set up, and use Audit Trails to track change history on any data changes that occur within Microsoft Dynamics GP. Audit Trails helps support compliance with regulations for how you secure, manage, and control your business data, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and FDA 21 CFR Part 11.
    • Date Effective Tax Rates (DateEffectiveTaxRates.pdf or DateEffectiveTaxRates.xps): Describes how to set up different tax percentages for a tax detail ID for various date ranges, as specified by the tax authority. The tax percentages are used for transactions that fall in the specified date ranges. Also explains how to regenerate taxes and describes related reports.
    • Electronic Signatures (ElectronicSignatures.pdf or ElectronicSignatures.xps): Describes how to install, set up, and use Electronic Signatures to enable authorizations for system changes and attach reason codes and comments to change history. Electronic Signatures helps you meet the requirements of data compliance regulations such as FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
    • GDPdU Data Export (GDPDU.pdf or GDPDU.xps): Describes how to install and then use GDPdU Data Export to extract tax-related data from Microsoft Dynamics GP. In Germany, this data is sent to an auditor before the final report is submitted to the tax authorities.
    • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Adapter (MicrosoftDynamicsAdapterFeaturePack3.pdf or MicrosoftDynamicsAdapterFeaturePack3.xps): Describes how to use the adapter to integrate Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Dynamics GP data. For example, you can integrate Microsoft Dynamics GP customers with Microsoft Dynamics CRM contacts, so you can view up-to-date customer/contact information in both systems.
    • Planning for Security (SecurityPlanning.pdf or SecurityPlanning.xps): Helps you determine how to make your Microsoft Dynamics GP data as secure as possible. Includes security recommendations for Microsoft Dynamics GP, as well as servers, networks, and other components of your implementation.
    • Professional Services Tools Library (ProfServicesToolsLibrary.pdf or ProfServicesToolsLibrary.xps): Explains how to install and use the Professional Services Tools Library, and includes descriptions of the tools available for each series.
    • System Administrator's Guide (SystemAdminGuide.pdf or SystemAdminGuide.xps): Describes how to customize, maintain, and protect your system and its data, including password setup, data damage repair, and remote processing. Also includes technical reference and troubleshooting sections. This manual is intended for system administrators, controllers, IS staff, and those who maintain or troubleshoot a complex Microsoft Dynamics GP implementation.
    • System Setup Guide (SystemSetup.pdf or SystemSetup.xps): Describes how to set up company, tax, and user information, such as payment terms and user access. Suggests additional tools for setting up and customizing Microsoft Dynamics GP, and includes organizational structures and business alerts information.
    • System User's Guide (SystemUsersGuide.pdf or SystemUsersGuide.xps): Introduces the Microsoft Dynamics GP system and interface. Includes information about integrations, data processing, and reports.
    • Workflow Administrator's Guide (WorkflowAdministration.pdf orWorkflowAdministration.xps): Describes how to set up the Workflow system and create individual workflows, or approval processes. A workflow defines how a document or batch flows through the system by showing which users must approve the document or batch, and the conditions under which they must approve it. Also explains how to set up approval workflows for purchase orders, sales quotes, credit limit overrides, and financial batches.


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DateEffectiveTaxRates.pdf8721cdd3f86c9468220a47e2f171ffe02a2501ec348 KB
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MicrosoftDynamicsAdapterFeaturePack3.pdf52431829773912b9d3a7fcd23c9db37d7792121e959 KB
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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Small Business Server 2003, Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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Installation Instructions

    1. Click Download to download the manuals in PDF or XPS file format.
    2. Save the files to your computer. When prompted for a location for the files, save them to the Documentation folder in your Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 folder. By default, this is C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics\GP2010\Documentation.
    3. If you’re asked if you want to overwrite the existing files, click Yes.
    4. Repeat these steps on each computer where you want to install the manuals, or save the files to a shared folder where other others can access them.