Home » Listing Details
Top Websites
  1. Dynamics GP Help
    Over 5800 resources listed.
  2. Mark Polino's DynamicAccounting.net
    Over 5100 resources listed.
  3. Rose Business Solutions Blog New
    Over 2200 resources listed.
  4. Developing for Dynamics GP - By David Musgrave and the MS GP Dev Support Team
    Over 1100 resources listed.
  5. Mariano Gomez at The Dynamics GP Blogster
    Over 900 resources listed.
  6. Microsoft Dynamics Partner Community Blog
    Over 900 resources listed.
  7. Christina Phillips, Steve Endow & Lorren Zemke at Dynamics GP Land
    Over 700 resources listed.
  8. Mohammad Daoud's Dynamics GP Blog
    Over 600 resources listed.
  9. Vaidy Mohan at Dynamics GP - Learn & Discuss
    Over 500 resources listed.
  10. Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Official Blog
    Over 500 resources listed.
  11. eOne Business Solutions Blog
    Over 400 resources listed.
  12. About Dynamics, Development and Life
    Over 300 resources listed.
  13. Frank Hamelly at GP2theMax
    Over 300 resources listed.
  14. Dynamics CPM
    Over 300 resources listed.
  15. BKD Dynamics GP Insights Blog
    Over 200 resources listed.
  16. Leslie Vail at Dynamics Confessor Blogspot
    Over 200 resources listed.
  17. Victoria Yudin's Dynamics GP Website
    Over 200 resources listed.
    Victoria Yudin
  18. Janakiram M.P. at DynamicsBlogger
    Over 100 resources listed.
  19. VS Tools Forum
    Over 100 resources listed.
    Your Resource for Visual Studio Tools for Dynamics GP
  20. Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP Official Blog
    Over 100 resources listed.
  21. US Dynamics GP Field Team Blog
    Over 100 resources listed.
  22. Catherine Eibner MBS Developer Evangelist
    Over 100 resources listed.
  23. Sivakumar Venkataraman at Interesting Findings & Knowledge Sharing
    Over 100 resources listed.
  24. Dynamics Small Business
    Over 100 resources listed.
  25. Belinda, The GP CSI
    Over 100 resources listed.

ID:9772
Title:Converting Security to v 10 – it’s OK!
URL:http://dynamicsconfessions.blogspot.com/2010/06/converting-security-to-v-10-its-ok.html
Description:

Hi all,

I’ve heard a lot of buzz about converting security from earlier versions (8 or 9) to version 10. Most of what I have heard is “don’t do it”. I disagree. Do it, but understand the ramifications.

Why Convert?

The first (and only) ramification I can speak to is that you can get up and running more quickly by converting your current security than by completely re-doing your security using the new v 10 concept. In my world, if my clients had to re-do their security they would possibly never convert. Converting security to the new paradigm for a site with many users and many companies is an onerous task; and that’s putting it in a good light.

Making it Easier

Before you upgrade, you need to ‘skinny up’ your security such that you end up with the minimum number of tasks after the conversion.

For example, if you have 8 users and 6 companies, and each user has the same security for each of the companies he/she has access to, then after conversion each user has a task and role and Alternate/Modified Report ID for each company. Wow!  Don’t do that.

This recommendation came to me from Sheila Jefferson-Ross, an experienced (read over 15 years) consultant near Sacramento, California.

Before conversion, remove access from each company for each user who has the same security for each company. Whew, that’s another one where reading it again won’t help. Let’s look at an example.

Bob has access to three companies. His security is exactly the same for each company. If the conversion is done ‘as is’, then after conversion Bob will have a task for each of the three companies. Each of these tasks will roll into a role for each company. Multiply this for each user, and you end up with more identical tasks than anyone wants to manage.

In order to minimize the number of Tasks/Roles/Alternates, simply remove Bob’s access from two of the three companies before conversion. After conversion, grant him access to the other companies and copy the security from the first company to the other two.

You will end up with a manageable number of roles until the security is re-worked to embrace the v 10 model. Go ahead and convert! Version 10 has so many enhancements on v 9; don’t let the new security model slow you down!

Until next post!

Leslie

Category:SECURITY IN GP
Link Owner:
Date Added:June 17, 2010 05:09:38 AM
Number Hits:6
RatingsAverage rating: (0 votes)
Reviews

No Reviews Yet.

 
GPWindow.com

Thank you for your support for GPWindow. It helps us cover part of the hosting costs for GPWindow.