This article describes how to transfer an existing Microsoft Dynamics GP installation to a new server that is running Microsoft SQL Server. The article also describes how to maintain the user logins and databases.


  • For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    854726 Moving Sysdata folder from local workstations to a server

    870052 How to install the Support Administrator Console utility in Microsoft Dynamics GP

    325003 How to manage the SQL Server Desktop Engine (MSDE 2000) or SQL Server 2005 Express Edition by using the osql utility

    916679 Error message when you start Microsoft Dynamics GP: "Your login has been removed from the user activity file and you cannot be in the accounting system"

  • If you have any questions about the steps in this article, contact Microsoft Business Solutions Technical Support by using either of the following methods:

    • Log on to the following Microsoft Business Solutions Support site, and then enter a new support request:

      Note For the subcategory, click INSTALL-SQL.

    • Contact Microsoft Business Solutions Technical Support by telephone by calling 888-477-7877. Use Quick Access Code 6762 for MSDE or 6731 for SQL Server to reach Microsoft Business Solutions Technical Support.

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