Monday, September 19, 2011

Recovering the System Menu Password in Dynamics GP

When you have logged into Dynamics GP, go to Microsoft Dynamics GP >> Tools >> Customize >> Report Writer and choose the product as Microsoft Dynamics GP. This will open GP in the Report Writer mode as shown below. Click on the Reports button in the Toolbar.
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Click on the New button in the Report Writer window and enter the following details for the new report that you have decided to create.
Report Name System Password Recovery
Series System
Main Table System Password Master
Using Key SY_System_Password_Key1
The report definition window would look as shown below.
Now click on the Layout button. Add the Password field from the System Password Master table into the Body section of the report as shown below.
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Close the report and choose Save on the prompt that shows up.
Click OK on the Report Definition window to close the report definition window as well. Now you should be noticing the new report that we had created in the Report Writer window as shown below.
Select the new report that we had created and click on the Print button. On the Report Destination window, choose to print the report on Screen and click on the OK button.
The report will print on the screen and it will display the decrypted system menu password on the report as shown below.

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