Extender 2016

Installation Steps

To install Extender:

1.Run the setup executable, Extender2016 (16.00.0xxx).msi, which will start the Extender installation.
2.Click on the Next button to continue.  



3.Read the End-user License Agreement and mark the "I accept the terms in the License Agreement."  Click Next.



4.Select the location where your Microsoft Dynamics GP program is installed using the Browse button.

Select Location


5.Click on the Next button to continue.
6.Click on the Install button to begin the installation.  



7.The Extender Installation will run.  It may take a few minutes for this to complete.
8.Click on the Finish button to complete the installation.



9.Launch Microsoft Dynamics GP.  
10.Click the Yes button to include the Extender code in your Microsoft Dynamics GP application. If you click No, you will not be able to access the Extender application.

Include Code



If you the User Account Control setting in Windows is turned on, you may need to launch Microsoft Dynamics GP using the ‘Run as Administrator’ option in Windows to be able to successfully include the new code.


11.Repeat the installation process on each workstation/server that is running Microsoft Dynamics GP.



After logging in to Microsoft Dynamics GP on the first workstation/server, you will need to run the setup routine to create the SQL tables and other objects.

To setup Extender (build 16.00.0057 and newer)

1.Log into Microsoft Dynamics GP as the ‘sa’ user or another user that is setup as sysadmin or dbowner in SQL.
2.Select a company that you want to install Extender into.
3.When Microsoft Dynamics GP is loading into the company, you will be prompted that Extender needs to install.  Click OK to the message



4.The Install Extender Window will open for you and list the companies to install to.



5.Highlight the Company ID that you want to install Extender to and click Process.
6.It will process for several minutes and then display a message that the install is complete.  Click OK on the message.



7. It will return you to the Install Extender window and display the version for the company you installed to.



8.You can continue repeating steps 5 and 6 for each company that you want to install Extender to.  If you don't install Extender in a specific company, it will not be available to use in that company.  When you log into that particular company, it will continue asking you to install Extender until it is done.
9.When complete, click Cancel to close the Install Extender window.


To setup Extender (build 16.00.0051 and earlier)

1.Log into Microsoft Dynamics GP as the ‘sa’ user or another user that is setup as sysadmin or dbowner in SQL.
2.Select the company that you want to install Extender into.
3.The installation of the tables into the company database will automatically start.
4.You may be prompted to update update the Extender cache with new product details.  Click OK to update the cache.
5.Update Cache
7.When the cache is updated, it will close the window and finish launching Microsoft Dynamics GP.
8.Close Microsoft Dynamics GP.
9.Repeat steps 1-5 for each Microsoft Dynamics GP Company.


To register Extender:

1.Open the Extender Registration window (Microsoft Dynamics GP – Tools – Extender – Register Extender).



2.Enter your supplied Registration Key.
3.Click on the Save button.