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Author Oberoi, Sharan.
Title Microsoft Dynamics NAV administration : a quick guide to install, configure, deploy, and administer Dynamics NAV with ease / Sharan Oberoi, Amit Sachdev ; [foreword by Dave Miller].
Imprint Birmingham [U.K.] : Packt Pub., 2010.

Author Oberoi, Sharan.
Subject Microsoft Navision.
Management information systems.
Business -- Computer programs.
Alt Name Sachdev, Amit.
Miller, Dave.
Description 1 online resource (v, 189 pages) : color illustrations
Note Print version record.
Summary Annotation Microsoft Dynamics NAV is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software product that integrates financial, manufacturing, supply chain management, sales and marketing, project management, human resources, and services management information from across your organization, into a centralized database. It can take hours to browse through documentation and references available online to learn how to install, configure, deploy and administer Dynamics NAV. This book aims to offer quick-start information in one place.<br /><br />You will be amazed to find out how easily you can administer Dynamics NAV using this quick step-by-step guide. This book also has recommendations for software and hardware requirements including operating system considerations and hardware considerations for administering Dynamics NAV to your advantage. It covers some advanced functions to set up periodic activities, common batch jobs, and create object files. It will also guide you to secure your database by creating backups and improving performance with practical examples.<br /><br />First you will look at the considerations for deploying Dynamics NAV and best practices and the most important aspects of every ERP installation. Then you will install Dynamics NAV_client and server components and use Dynamics NAV with the Microsoft Stack.<br /><br />We discuss the Dynamics NAV Security Architecture including security recommendations and best practices. You will then create and restore backups. This book covers some recommendations about performance tuning_using appropriate code syntax, proper hardware sizing, and considerations for writing customized C/AL code while using SQL Server database.<br /><br />Finally, you will set up procedures for scheduling pre-defined reoccurring processes, error and exception handling procedures, and provide mechanisms for automatic data processing on the server. Also, you will learn different methods used in handling, promoting to the database, and creating object files_tables, reports, codeunits, forms, pages, dataports and XMLports.<br /><br />A hands on, short guide taking administrators through the installation, configuration, deployment, and ultimately, the administration of Dynamics NAV.
Contents Cover; Copyright; Credits; Foreword; About the Authors; About the Reviewers; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Setting Up the Environment for Dynamics NAV; Considerations for deploying Dynamics NAV; Understanding the business needs of company; Factors to be considered for configuring a role; Exporting the reporting and Business Intelligence requirements; Getting to know the Inherent BI capabilities in NAV; Other BI tools-Business Analytics with NAV; Single or multisite deployment; Choice of using a single versus multi-database for deployment; Other DB aspects to consider while deploying
Inter-company operabilityIntegration with other systems in headquarters; Integration with external systems and third-party add-ons; Data ports and XML ports; Navision Application Server also known as ""NAS""; Integration using Web services; Exploring hardware, operating systems, and networking requirements; Dynamics NAV client; Dynamics NAV server; Using NAV in WAN configurations; Networking; Summary; Chapter 2: Installing Dynamics NAV; Installing a Classic client; Installing a C/SIDE database server; Preparing a Microsoft SQL Server database for Dynamics NAV installation
Connecting a Dynamics NAV client (Classic) to the NAV Classic database serverConnecting a Dynamics NAV client (Classic) to a Microsoft SQL Server database; Installing the RoleTailored client for Dynamics NAV; Installing the Dynamics NAV server (the middle-tier component); Connecting a RoleTailored client to the database; Summary; Chapter 3: Integrating Dynamics NAV with the Microsoft Platform; Integrating Dynamics NAV and the Microsoft Office system; MS SharePoint interface; Installing and setting up Microsoft Dynamics NAV Employee Portal; Installing Employee Portal
Installing other required softwareInstalling Employee Portal frontend components; Setting up captions; Exporting documents to MS Excel and MS Word; Creating a Customer Card stylesheet for MS Word; Creating a Mail Merge with the Customer Card stylesheet; Using extensibility with NAV 2009 SP1; Using a control add-in on pages; Example of using an add-in on RTC; Creating add-ins; Registering the add-in in Microsoft Dynamics NAV; Summary; Chapter 4: Securing Dynamic NAV Applications; Security with SQL Server installation; Dynamics NAV security models
Switching between Enhanced and Standard security modelsWhy synchronize?; Synchronizing one or multiple users; Users, logins, and passwords; Creating database logins; Setting up user accounts; How is a USER ID used across the application; Logging in using Windows Authentication; SQL extended stored procedures; Why use Windows Logins?; Passwords; Roles and permissions; Assigning permissions; Creating a new user from scratch; Security filter-record-level security; Sarbanes Oxley compliance; Security, backups, and authorization; Access control and audit trail; Change Log
Note English.
ISBN 9781847198778 (electronic bk.)
1847198775 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 706452087
Additional Format Print version: Oberoi, Sharan. Microsoft Dynamics NAV administration. Birmingham [U.K.] : Packt Pub., 2010 9781847198761

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