The Five Microsoft Dynamics GP “Worst Practices”

Articles often highlight best practices, that is, the consensus right way to do things. I've decided to take a look at some common worst practices. These are practices that organizations should discontinue with Microsoft Dynamics GP. Here are five of the worst:

1) Ignore Backups

Companies know that they should backup their Dynamics GP data, and may even think that it's being backed, but unless they've done a test restore, all they have is a hope and a prayer. Users need to stop guessing and ensure that the GP database is being backed up (not just replicated via a RAID system or stored on a SAN). Users should check that customized forms and reports, along with integration manager databases and the FRx SYSDATA file, are all being backed up. Some configurations may even have more items to back up.

2) Load up the Chart of Accounts


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About Mark Polino

Mark Polino is a Microsoft MVP for Dynamics GP and the Director of Client Services for Fastpath. He is author or coauthor of five books on Microsoft Dynamics GP. Mark has been working with Dynamics GP and its predecessors since 1999. He is a Florida licensed CPA and holds an MBA from Rollins College.

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Attaching LDF and MDF

When attached LDF and MDF database. when inquiring the data in GP is not properly display. every screen it shows the error messages.

please help me this error message.

Great stuff Mark

Very very excellent!!