May 2009 Entries

Great Plains for remote users

We recently went through a Great Plains upgrade to v. 10. After the database was setup, I wanted a script I could run on the clients that would pretty much automate the setup. What I came up with doesn't completely automate the process, but it does greatly simplify it. ***************************... net use B: \\servername\Groups\GPData\... RD "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics\GP" /S /Q B:\OfficeWebComponents\owc1... B:\Client\setup.exe ......

Windows 7 Admin Tools

OK, so yesterday I installed the RC for Windows 7 and today I really had some catching up to do with the normal tasks. First thing I needed were the server admin tools. It took me a while to find them.....lots of broken links, but here's where I found them. • Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 Beta (x86): http://download.microsoft.c... • Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 ......

Reflections on TechEd 2009

Reflections on techEd 2009 - Los Angeles This was the first techEd I have ever attended. I heard some complainants about various events not being on the agenda this year, but I was impressed. All of the sessions that I attended were good with one exception that will remain nameless. I was impressed by Dan Holme's session on admin tools. Some of the tools that were demonstrated were written/constructed by Dan for the Bejing Olympic games. I was very impressed. I have already started using the tools ......