A recent security vulnerability (aka Zero-Day exploit) was reported by a company named Cyber Kendra that affects the Apache eco-system and its underlying Java component used for data logging. Many GP customers & clients started to worry about the vulnerability and if there GP environment could be prone to an attack from hackers due to... Continue Reading →
On March 10th some fellow GP consultants reported back issues from customers where Dynamics GP would all of a sudden print a black box in the place where there should be a graphical object (like Check signatures or a Company Logo on GP reports). It's been confirmed the same day by Microsoft's internal source that... Continue Reading →
From time to time I get a call from customers that are using Dynamics IM (Integration Manager) in conjunction with their GP client. I recent call was about a new user that got setup on a brand new Windows 10 workstation and when trying to run the first time an integration about Sales Invoices in... Continue Reading →
After much waiting, the latest build 28 of GP Power Tools (GPPT) has been release today by David Musgrave.. I have been participating in the development of this new build by helping out BETA testing for this version since early spring 2020 and the more the testing went on, the more features got added, as... Continue Reading →
Most of you may be aware that during the initial GP setup with GP Utilities you define a 1-5 digit company ID / DB Name, but what most don't know is how this can have deep implication in the global setup of your GP instance. First and foremost the basics: the information about the company... Continue Reading →
Today I was upgrading a client’s UAT system from GP 2018R2 to the October release 2019 of GP and added manually a custom dictionary the client had since GP 10.. While there was no specific install routine for this custom code, I simply added it to the DYNAMICS.SET launch file in 2nd position.. Soon as I tried to run GP, I got prompted for a SQL login with the ‘sa’ user… read on David’s post why this happens and how to easily fix it.
This is an issue that I found back in April 2019 and reported to Microsoft. I added it to my list of articles to write up where it sat until today. Now that I have seen it happen “in the wild” and not just on my test system, I thought I better spend some time to get it documented.
The error occurs when launching Microsoft Dynamics GP and can happen on any version since about v8.0. When you launch GP it displays the Dexterity Login Dialog and if you don’t log in, it will generate a couple of error dialogs.
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Ever wondered where GP Utilities pulls the default values for the file location of a new company in GP ?