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Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 by Cristina Nicolas Lorente, Laura Nicolas Lorente

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Historical data

When moving from an ERP system to another ERP system such as Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a lot of companies want to import their historical data into the new ERP. For example, companies may want to import all inventory entries made for the previous year for statistical purposes; or, if they start working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV in the middle of a fiscal year, they may want to import all G/L entries made in the old system for the current fiscal year.

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV, this kind of data is stored in ledger entry tables. If you have to conduct a migration of such data, never import it directly into ledger entry tables. Use journals instead, and post the data. That way, Microsoft Dynamics NAV will create the ledger entries ...

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