Brandon Richards
Brandon Richards

Crashing and Connection Errors with Management Reporter Console, Dynamics GP, and SQL

Error and fix when your Management Reporter console crashes. This one is great!  My client was having issues with the Management Reporter (MR) Configuration Console crashing as soon as you tried to open it, and the MR Process Service kept stopping after you would start it. I was also getting errors in the Windows Application … Read more

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Brandon Richards
Brandon Richards

Management Reporter (MR) and Dynamics GP Legacy Connection – Caution When Importing a New Company

CAUTION – If you’re using MR with the Legacy connection to Microsoft Dynamics GP, when importing a NEW company to MR, be careful.  You want to make sure you check the boxes for “Skip Import” for all the existing companies that are setup if you are using multiple Building Block Groups (also known as Specification … Read more

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Gary Korby
Gary Korby

Variance Presentation in Management Reporter

In your Management Reporter (MR) reports, have you experienced an issue where the favorable or unfavorable variance amounts between actuals and budgets in an income statement aren’t presented correctly?  A favorable sales variance may be incorrectly presented as a negative amount and the expense may be presented correctly or vice versa. A way to overcome … Read more

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Tiffany Bennett
Tiffany Bennett

Dimension Not Found Error in Management Reporter MR

If you use Management Reporter (MR) with multiple companies, you might get an error while generating reports if your companies have different: Subaccount segment descriptions in Dynamics SL Account Formats Segment Names in Dynamics GP Unlike FRx, MR uses the account segment names in the Row and Tree Definition Financial Dimension mapping fields.  Let’s take … Read more

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Tiffany Bennett
Tiffany Bennett

Understanding Security Hierarchies in Management Reporter MR

Management Reporter (MR) has many different levels of security, to restrict users to specific companies and reports.  Understanding how they work will make it easier for setting up users and distributing reports. User Security – To get started, set up users and assign them company access under the Security menu item in the bottom left corner … Read more

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Tiffany Bennett
Tiffany Bennett

How to Get a New Dynamics GP Budget ID to Show Up in Management Reporter MR

It’s very common for our customers to add new budgets to Microsoft Dynamics GP.  With the Legacy Provider in Management Reporter (MR), the new Budget ID would show in the Column Definition “Book Code/Attribute Category” field automatically.  With the MR Data Mart, there are a couple of steps below that need to be followed first. … Read more

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Georgia Stewart
Georgia Stewart

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

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 recommendations for MR maintenance: Have a current backup … Read more

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Tiffany Bennett
Tiffany Bennett

Multiple Companies Report Not Pulling Data in MR

Imagine the following scenario in Management Reporter (MR).  A report runs fine when running it individually, for separate companies, with no tree.  However, when adding a tree that crosses multiple companies from different Dynamics SL application databases, the report gives no data.  How can this be? The cause of this is due to different CURYIDs … Read more

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Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

MR CU16 & More

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’s going away?” Here’s the low-down: MR is being sunset – meaning no new service packs (or cumulative updates … Read more

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Georgia Stewart
Georgia Stewart

Error Installing Management Reporter 2012

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 Reporter successfully. The update that … Read more

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