Microsoft Dynamics SL

Crestwood Associates Named to the 2017 Bob Scott’s Top 100 VAR List

Posted by Donna Krizik on June 15, 2017

Crestwood has been named to the Bob Scott’s Top 100 VAR list for the fourth time, placing 42nd on the list.   Members of the Top 100 VARs List were selected based on factors such growth, industry leadership and recognition, and innovation. Chosen firms represent a wide range of sizes…

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Oh My, How You’ve Grown! Excessive File Size Growth in Management Reporter (MR) Database

Posted by Kraig Kumlin, Sr. Support Analyst on June 13, 2017

Has your MR database gotten so big it’s out of hand?  I recently encountered issues relating to the excessively large size of Management Reporter (MR). So, I wanted to remind everyone of the importance of maintenance of your MR system, and associated data sets. Here are my…

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Using Templates for Reports in Dynamics SL

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on June 8, 2017

With Dynamics SL reports, users can save templates of their report options.  They can use these templates the next time they run the same report, so they do not need to set the options back up each time.  Some examples are: Running an AP Check Register for a…

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Using Credit Memos in Dynamics SL Accounts Receivable

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on June 8, 2017

Use Credit Memos in the Microsoft Dynamics SL AR module to reduce the amount of a customer’s invoice or to reverse a customer’s invoice.  Below are the steps to enter and apply a Credit Memo to a specific invoice. First, enter the Credit Memo in…

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Error 5003 when logging into Dynamics SL – Common Fixes

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on June 7, 2017

One of the most common workstation errors we see is the 5003 error, when the user cannot access the SQL server and Dynamics SL databases.  Here is a list of common resolutions: Verify the server name field of the Domain table is valid. If using Windows Authentication, verify the user…

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Using Professional Services Tools Library (PSTL) To Change Key Fields in Dynamics SL

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on June 6, 2017

With the release of Dynamics SL 2011 and greater, Microsoft includes a free tool to change key fields in the SL database.  It’s called PSTL (Professional Services Tools Library).  You can use this tool to modify or merge Vendor IDs, Customer IDs, Inventory Items, Accounts, Subaccounts, and…

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Five Questions on Scribe Online Training with Crestwood’s Newest Certified Pro, Brandon Richards

Posted by Donna Krizik on May 25, 2017

At Crestwood we are amazed and impressed by the pace of innovation that our publishers are driving.  Today, the Cloud is much more than just a buzzword for our client’s critical business applications. Rather it is now a key technical standard for an ever increasing number of…

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Dynamics SL: Adding a Currency Symbol

Posted by Michael Broadmeadow, Senior Support Analyst on May 24, 2017

I recently got a call from a client asking how to associate the Euro currency symbol € in their Dynamics SL system.  When using the Dynamics SL currency manager module, you can add additional currency symbols in the Currency Maintenance window.   Here’s how: First, you need…

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Error Creating New SQL User - The Server Principal Already Exists

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on May 24, 2017

You are trying to create a new SQL user, and you receive the following message, “the server principal ‘xxxx’ already exists’ as below: Ok, maybe that user already exists.  You search SQL Management Studio, but cannot find the user associated with any databases or under…

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Dynamics SL: Making it Easy to Update the AP Document Total

Posted by Philippe Boulos, Sr. Consultant on May 24, 2017

I am all about anything I can do to make it easier and faster to enter data.  Here’s a handy customization trick for Microsoft Dynamics SL to update the AP document total.  I’m going to show you a simple customization that will update the…

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