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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Reducing licensing needs by preventing multiple company logins

Microsoft Dynamics GP is licensed on the basis of concurrent users. This means that if a company has ten user licenses, any ten users can log in at once but the eleventh user is prevented from logging in. Many firms also manage multiple companies in Dynamics GP and users have a tendency to log in to more than one company at a time to make switching between companies faster. However, each company login uses up a concurrent license. In our previous example with ten licenses, if each user logs into two companies simultaneously, only five individuals will actually get to log in.

For companies where the number of actual users is very close to the number of licenses this presents a real problem. ...

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