Hands On With Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2: Install Companion Application Service

December 30th, 2016 by

Microsoft Dynamics GPWith the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 it’s time for a series of “hands on” posts where I go through the installation of all of it’s components; the index for this series can be found here.

The Companion Application Services provides the API for third parties to write companion applications for Microsoft Dynamics GP. To install them, launch the Microsoft Dynamics GP setup utility and, under Additional Products select Companion Application Services:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 setup utility

There are a few prerequisites which the Microsoft Dynamics Companion App Services Bootstrapper will install:

Microsoft Dynamics Companion App Services Bootstrapper

If the Mirosoft Visual C++ Redistributable need to be installed, you will need to mark the I agree to the licence terms and conditions checkbox and click Install:

Mirosoft Visual C++ Redistributable (x86) - Licence Agreement

Once the setup has finished, click Close:

Mirosoft Visual C++ Redistributable (x86) - Setup Successful

Repeat accesptance of the licence agreement for the Mirosoft Visual C++ Redistributable (x64) and click Install:

Mirosoft Visual C++ Redistributable (x64) - Licence Agreement

Once the setup has been successful, click Close:

Mirosoft Visual C++ Redistributable (x64) - Setup Successful

With the prerequisites installed, we move onto the install of the Microsoft Dynamics GP Companion Application Services themselves. Mark the I accept the terms of the Licence Agreement checkbox and click Install:

Microsoft Dynamics GP Companion Application Services: License Agreement

Once the installation is complete, click Exit:

Microsoft Dynamics GP Companion Application Services: Installation Complete

Microsoft used to have a Business Analyzer app which connected using the Companion Application Services, but it is either no longer available, or my searching of the Windows App Store isn’t very good?

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