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Making the Dynamics GP User ID field blank on Terminal Servers
UPDATE: It has been several years since I had to deal with this, so it seems that at least one of my proposed solutions are outdated. David Musgrave has weighed in with his feedback in the reader comments.
This is an oldie, but a goodie.
Dynamics GP was designed with certain assumptions in mind. For instance, as a client application, GP assumes that a user would like to save certain settings and preferences so that they are retained for the user the next time they launch GP.
This typically works great on a single client PC, but when you install Dynamics GP on a Terminal Server, sometimes this can be annoying.
One of these saved settings is the user ID of the last user that logged into GP. On a Terminal Server…
Weekly Dynamic: GP 10+Citrix+Outlook Fix
There have been reports of problems with GP10+Outlook in a Citrix environment. The home page on GP 10 crashes. The typical response has been to remove Outlook but there may be…
Hybrid - Clearing the Last User on a Terminal Server Example
Microsoft Dynamics GP remembers the last user to use the application and defaults the User ID into the login window next time the application is loaded. This is useful when only a single user uses the specific workstation install. In a Terminal Server or Citrix environment, multiple users use a single workstation install and so it would preferable if the User ID was left blank when the application launches.
The User ID is stored as the SQLLastUser=XXXXX setting in the Dex.ini file, where the XXXXX represents the last User ID. …
GP10-Citrix-Outlook : Thanks Mark
Thanks so much Mark, for pointing this to us (GP 10 + Citrix+ Outlook Fix). Probably this would have sounded simple and people tend to overlook this issue, as not all are working on a Citrix environment.But this is a much…
Configure Terminal Services Sessions Limit
Sometimes, you might need to have your Terminal Services Server to terminate idle sessions to avoid server load, or vise versa as you might need to prevent the server from terminating your sessions if you would…
Using Citrix with Dynamics GP
Citrix has launched a new product, Citrix Access Essentials, which is an effective way for us to access Dynamics GP remotely. We've got Mick Paddington, Channel Development Manager, from Citrix to…
Weekly Dynamic: GP 10, Terminal Server and Copy/Paste Issues
It's actually been a longstanding issue with Dynamics GP that when using it via Terminal Services users sometimes lose their Copy/Paste functionality within TS. The typical advice has been to logout and log back into TS…
No Dynamics GP 10 Workflow on Terminal Services
Just a heads up, I spotted this little tidbit in PartnerSource, apparently, there are issues using Workflow in GP10 over Windows Terminal Services. The recommendation is that you don't do it for now.
Workflow for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 may encounter issues…