Management Reporter

Management Reporter Releases CU16 – What Else is Out There?

Posted by Mary Lenehan, Client Account Manager on March 1, 2017

Many Dynamics SL users have been confused by Microsoft’s messaging around Management Reporter (MR). Here's a question I've heard a few times lately: "I'm planning my Dynamics SL 2015 upgrade from Dynamics SL 2011, is it worth migrating to MR if it&rsquo…

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How to Remove the Day in a Long Date Format in Management Reporter (MR)

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on January 19, 2017

In Management Reporter (MR), when printing a report with a Long Date header, the date shows the day of the week in both the Report Viewer and the Web Viewer as shown here: However, most clients I work with do not want the day of the week in the header.…

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Error Installing Management Reporter 2012

Posted by Samantha Miller, Senior Consultant on January 18, 2017

Error I was installing Management Reporter 2012 CU15 and got the following error: “Management Reporter Setup has ended prematurely” or it might state .NET 4.6 is not installed. Resolution: The fix is to run the Windows Server updates to update the server. This will then allow you to install Management…

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Management Reporter Updates After Changing the SA Password

Posted by Sean Casey, MCTS on August 19, 2016

If you change the password for the sa user in Dynamics GP, you must make sure you also update the Management Reporter (MR) Configuration Console or everyone will be locked out of MR. How to update MR: Access the server where the MR configuration console is installed. Start the MR…

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Users and Administrators Can No Longer Log into Management Reporter:

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on July 6, 2016

How to Fix Management Reporter (MR) After an Administrator User’s Password Changes in Windows Problem: MR users cannot access the Report Designer from their workstations and the administrator can no longer log into the Configuration Console.  This is due to an issue where the Administrator user…

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Management Reporter 2012 Not Connecting to Microsoft Dynamics GP & SQL Server 2016

Posted by Brandon Richards, Implementation Manager on July 1, 2016

Problem: While working on a recent customer project, we ran into an error trying to get MR 2012 CU15 working with Dynamics GP 2016 and SQL Server 2016.  "Couldn’t retrieve the list of available databases.  The connection attempt failed." This occurred after MR services were installed and working, and…

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MR Configuration Console Error

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on June 21, 2016

You receive an “Object reference not set to an instance of an object” error in the Management Reporter Configuration Console for a Dynamics SL Data Mart: Here are the steps to correct the error: 1.  Run the MRDiagnostic Scripts found here in the file 2.  Correct…

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Assigning Security Roles in Management Reporter (MR)

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 31, 2016

Are you just setting up Management Reporter for the first time, or adding new users? You will want to learn the basics around security roles.  There are three basic areas for security in MR: Company access: accessed using your Dynamics GP credentials Management Reporter access: controls which functions you…

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Customizing Microsoft Dynamics GP Reports

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 24, 2016

It’s great that Dynamics GP comes with so many built-in reports, report options, and even report building tools.  But have you ever run into a situation where you hit a wall?  You just can’t seem to get what you want on the report? …

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Management Reporter Tips & Tricks

Posted by Jen Bieker on April 25, 2016

Here are some handy tips and tricks for Management Reporter (MR).  1. Wrapping Text:  Prevent your row descriptions from being cut off by wrapping the text.  Just insert the code “WT” into the column definition for Print Control.       * Note - sometimes…

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