How to add a new company to a new application database in Microsoft Dynamics SL
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The following article details the steps that you must follow to add a new company to a new Microsoft Dynamics SL application database that uses an existing Microsoft Dynamics SL system database.
To create a new company in a new application database and attach it to an existing system database, follow these steps:
- Create an additional empty application database in the Database Maintenance (98.290.00) screen. To do this, follow these steps:
- Log on to Database Maintenance.
- Under Scenarios on the Create Databases tab, select the Additional Empty Application Database option.
- Click Advanced.
- Under Application Database Definition, type the new application database name in the Database Name box.
- Click OK, and then click Create.
- In the System Database Name box, select the name of the system database to which you want to link the new application database, and then click OK.
- After the process is complete, close the Database Maintenance (98.290.00) screen.
- Create a new company in the new application database. To do this, follow these steps:
- Log on to an existing company in Microsoft Dynamics SL.
- Open the Company Maintenance (98.280.00) screen. To do this, use the method that applies for the version of Microsoft Dynamics SL:
- Microsoft Dynamics SL 7.0 and later versions
Click Administration. Then, in the Administration details pane, click Company Maintenance under Maintenance.
- Microsoft Dynamics SL 6.5 and earlier versions
On the Utility menu, click Company Maintenance.
- Specify the following values on a new line:
- Company ID: The company ID
- Company Name: The company name
- Database Name: Press F3, and then select the database that you created in step 1.
- Address: The address
- City: The city
- State/Province: The state or the province
- Postal Code: the ZIP code or the postal code
- Country/Region: The country or the region
- Click Save, and then close the Company Maintenance (98.280.00) screen.
- Log on to the new database in Microsoft Dynamics SL.
For more information, see the Microsoft Dynamics SL Installation Guide (SL_Install.pdf). By default, this file is located on the Microsoft Dynamics SL installation CD.
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