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Dynamics GP Additional Components and Features

A smaller set of the Dynamics GP Additional Components are separate installations available on the Dynamics GP media. These Dynamics GP extra Components are listed on the main Dynamics GP installation window for media.

Depending on your organization’s needs, you may have purchased the Dynamics GP Additional Features that include specialized functionality to your Dynamics GP system. An MS Dynamics GP feature can be a single function or a complete range of related business and accounting tasks that use one or more modules. Several products that integrate with the Dynamics GP are added on the Dynamics GP media.

Dynamics GP Additional Components

Additional components Description
Analysis Cubes Server Installs the Analysis Cube Server configuration wizards for the SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, and SQL Server 2016.
Dynamics GP Add-in for Microsoft Word Installs the code necessary to enable the template mapping so you can make and modify the Word templates for Dynamics GP.
eConnect A document integration tool that enables the high volume, high-speed programmatic integration to and from applications and the Dynamics GP back office solution.
Integration Manager Allows to perform one-time information conversion from your existing system to Dynamics GP products, or to perform ongoing integrations from other applications.
Tenant Service The service that will provide tenant and the user configuration data to applications. This service is required if you are setting up the Dynamics GP Web Client for many tenants.
Web Client The web server components that will give you the browser access to Dynamics GP.
GP Web Resource Cache Install on each session server to improve the performance by enabling web client caching.
Web Services Run time The run time engine that adds a Web Services interface to Dynamics GP. Install this component if you want to run the integrations that access Dynamics GP data through Web Services. Several prerequisites must be met before the installation of this component. Refer to the Web Services Installation and the Administration Guide for more information.
Web Services Management Tools Installs the Security Console and Exceptions Management Console, which you can use to administer the security and exception information for Web Services for Dynamics GP. Install this component if you want to manage the Web Services from the workstation separate from where the Web Services Runtime is installed.
Companion Application Services A tool that enables you to connect with your Dynamics GP application to a data source.
GP PowerShell PowerShell cmdlets that perform various configuration tasks for an MS Dynamics GP web client installation.
OData Services

Installing Dynamics GP Additional Components

Use this procedure to install the additional component after you’ve installed Dynamics GP. Before installing Dynamics GP Additional Components, you should make a complete backup of your data.

Every additional component has its own installation instructions and the documentation that you can access before you install the component. After seeing the documentation you can install the component.

To install Dynamics GP Additional Components:

  • From the Microsoft Dynamics GP installation media, double-click the Setup.exe file to open the Dynamics GP installation window.
  • Click to the additional component you want to install and then click to View Documentation.
  • After you review the documentation, install the component by clicking additional component you want to install and then by clicking Install.
  • According to the component you have installed, you may be instructed to restart your computer.
  • When the installation of the Extra component is complete, you can either install another component or close the main Dynamics GP installation window.

Dynamics GP Features

After you’ve installed the Dynamics GP, you may decide to purchase an additional feature or remove a feature. You can use the choose the Features window to install or uninstall the feature.

You can register the Dynamics GP using the Registration window after you install. The following lists show the Dynamics GP features. The features available depends on the country or the region you have chosen when installing the Dynamics GP.

For all countries and regions:

  • A4
  • Analysis Cubes Client


Service based architecture

Service based architecture

  • Click Add/Remove Features.
  • In the Select Features window, choose the features to install or to uninstall. When you install the new feature, you won’t re-install the features that have been installed previously.

When you click the button for the feature, the pop-up menu of options appears. Refer to the following table for more information about each option.

Option What happens
component icon Run from My computer The chosen feature will be installed on the local hard disk. (This option installs the feature, but not the subfeatures.)
component icon Run all from My computer Will install the feature and all of the sub-features.
component icon Not available Will not install the selected feature or the sub-features.

After you have Mentioned the feature or the features, click Next.

  • In the Install Program window, click Install.
  • The Installation Progress window appears, where you can see the status of the installation.
  • In the Installation Complete window, click Exit.
  • Start Dynamics GP Utilities. Choose Start >> All Programs >> Microsoft Dynamics >> GP>> and GP Utilities.
  • Welcome to the Microsoft Dynamics GP utility window opens when you are logged into the server you chosen. Read the message and click Next.
Dynamics GP Utilities window

Dynamics GP Utilities window

  • Follow the instructions in Microsoft Dynamics GP utility windows. According to the feature that you’re installing, you may have to update the tables and update your companies.
  • After the process is finished, the Additional Tasks window will open, where you can perform the additional tasks, start the Dynamics GP, or exit the installation.

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