Dynamics GP System Requirements

Client Machine Requirements

Item Requirements
32 bit 64 bit
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 11 Professional Edition (18.4.1434 GP version or later)
  • Microsoft Windows 11
  • Microsoft Windows 10
    Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 10
    Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
    Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
    Ultimate Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
    Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 7
    Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 7
    Ultimate Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 7
    Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 11 Professional Edition (18.4.1434 GP version or later)
  • Microsoft Windows 11
    Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 10
    Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 10
    Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
    Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
    Ultimate Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
    Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 7
    Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 7
    Ultimate Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 7
    Enterprise Edition
Processor 1 Dual Core Processor 2.6 GHz or higher

 

1 Dual Core Processor 2.6 GHz or higher

Available Hard Disk Space 2 GB or more on the system root 2 GB or more on the system root
Minimum Available RAM 2GB or more 2GB or more
Network Card 1GB Ethernet 1GB Ethernet
Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office 2013 32bit & x64
  • Microsoft Office 2016 32bit & x64
  • Microsoft Office 2019  32bit & x64 (18.2.1013 GP version or later)

NOTES:
1. If using Office x64, the server type in System Preferences
(Microsoft Dynamics GP>Tools>System>Setup>System
Preferences) must be set to Exchange.
2. Before you can send documents as DOCX, PDF, or XPS attachments, the Word template for the document must be enabled
in the Template Configuration Manager window.
3. If using Office 32bit, the server type in System Preferences can either be MAPI or Exchange
4. Microsoft Dynamics GP 18.3 and later releases only supports Exchange 2013 or later. Check out email troubleshooting guide.

 

  • Microsoft Office 2013 32bit & x64
  • Microsoft Office 2016 32bit & x64
  • Microsoft Office 2019  32bit & x64 (18.2.1013 GP version or later)

NOTES:
1. If using Office x64, the server type in System Preferences
(Microsoft Dynamics GP>Tools>System>Setup>System
Preferences) must be set to Exchange.
2. Before you can send documents as DOCX, PDF, or XPS attachments, the Word template for the document must be enabled
in the Template Configuration Manager window.
3. If using Office 32bit, the server type in System Preferences can either be MAPI or Exchange
4. Microsoft Dynamics GP 18.3 and later releases only supports Exchange 2013 or later. Check out email troubleshooting guide.

 

ODBC Driver
  • SQL Server Native Client 10.0
  • SQL Server Native Client 11.0**

NOTE: A 32bit ODB DSN is required for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016

If TLS 1.2 is enabled, try to download a compatible SQL Native Client

  • SQL Server Native Client 10.0
  • SQL Server Native Client 11.0**

NOTE: A 32bit ODB DSN is required for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016

If TLS 1.2 is enabled, try to download a compatible SQL Native Client

Adobe Adobe X Adobe X
Virtual Environments Supported (Optional) ***
    Hardware Virtualization
  • Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

Software Virtualization

  • Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0
    Hardware Virtualization
  • Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

Software Virtualization

  • Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0

Notes:

1. A 32-bit ODBC DSN is required for Microsoft Dynamics GP on a 32-bit and x64 machine. Refer to Article 870416 for the steps to setup a 32-bit ODBC DSN on an x64 machine. If TLS 1.2 is enabled, please see this blog – KB3135244 – TLS 1.2 support for Microsoft SQL Server

2. Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is not supported on Windows Server 2019, see BLOG for details.

3. When you deploy a system in a virtual environment, make sure that you have
sufficient hard disk space to avoid performance problems. Each computer that you deploy in a virtual environment should meet or exceed the random access memory (RAM) requirements and the hard disk space requirements. For more information, click the following article number 897615 to view the Support policy for Microsoft software running in non-Microsoft hardware virtualization software.

 

Server and Other Requirements

 

The Dynamics GP server requirements vary depending on a variety of factors, including the number of Dynamics GP users you have, how many transactions you process on a daily basis, which of the Dynamics GP modules you use, and more.  Get additional details.

 

Why Understanding ERP System Requirements Is Key

Implementing an ERP (enterprise resource planning system) like Dynamics GP can revolutionize your business processes, streamline project management, and enhance your front office, supply chain management, and financial management capabilities. However, before embarking on an ERP implementation project, it is crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of your ERP software’s system requirements. By ensuring that your current hardware and software align with the Dynamics GP specifications, you can reduce costs, improve efficiency, and maximize the benefits of ERP across your business units.

The system requirements for Dynamics GP encompass various elements, including operating systems, processors, available hard disk space, minimum RAM, network cards, Microsoft Office versions, web browsers, ODBC drivers, Adobe software, and virtual environments. It is imperative to assess each requirement carefully to guarantee a smooth integration and seamless operation of Dynamics GP within your existing IT infrastructure.

Understanding the system requirements of Dynamics GP plays a vital role in maintaining compatibility, optimizing performance, and achieving real-time business intelligence.

At Intelligent Technologies, Inc., we specialize in ERP solutions and possess extensive expertise in Dynamics GP. Our knowledgeable team can guide you through the intricacies of system requirements, offer tailored recommendations for your unique business needs, and assist with hardware and software upgrades when necessary. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at (336) 315-3935 or utilize the contact form below to discuss your Dynamics GP system requirements and embark on a transformative ERP journey.

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