Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 SP2 Web Client Scale-Out Deployment: Deploying The Fabrikam Sample Company

February 7th, 2014 by

The Fabrikam sample company is deployed via GP Utilities. Log into it using the sa account and progress through to the Additional Tasks. In the drop down list select Add sample company data and click :

Additional Tasks

Enter the Sample company database name or accept the default of TWO and define the location of the Data and Log files which for my test system I have set to the C:.

For a live server the data and logs should always be on separate physical drives.

Database Setup

Choose whether or not to install the Lesson Users. I egnerally don’t, but I understand they don’t take up a GP user licence so there can be a benefit to installing them when you’re loading the sample company:

Create Sample Users

Check your selections and click Finish on the Confirmation stage to proceed with the install:


After the deploy of the sample company is finished, you’ll be prompted to choose whether to install the BI tools. I’ve marked the Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services reports and Microsoft Excel reports and data connections:

Business Intelligence Reports Setup

The settings in the next stage are defaulted in from the initial install of the Microsoft Dynamics GP server:

SQL Server Reporting Services Reports Setup

Again the settings for the Excel reports will default in from the initial setup. Mke changes if required, and then click Next:

Excel Reports Setup

Check the deployment selections and if there are problems click Back otherwise cick Finish:


Once the deployment is finished you’ll be returned to the Additional Tasks window where you can click Launch Microsoft Dynamics GP:

Additional Tasks

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