How to Transfer Microsoft Dynamics GP Installation to a New Server Running Microsoft SQL Server

Often customers upgrade their hardware infrastructure, requiring Microsoft Dynamics GP databases to be migrated to the new environment. The steps outlined by KB article 878449 (requires access to Microsoft CustomerSource or PartnerSource sites) allow you to achieve just this without much headaches. If followed in detail, the results will speak for themselves. As always, before attempting any of these procedures, have a complete backup of ALL your SQL Server data (company databases, DYNAMICS database, and system databases).

Until next post!

Mariano Gomez, MIS, MCP, PMP
Maximum Global Business, LLC


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