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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Maintaining updated code by rolling out service packs with Client Update

Applying service packs to Dynamics GP is an important part of maintaining the system. Service packs provide bug fixes, close potential security holes, and improve system performance. Some service packs, known as feature packs, even add new functionality. Service packs should normally be tested on a test server prior to applying them to a production environment. Service packs can negatively affect modified forms, modified reports, customizations, and third-party products so it's important to test them first.

Once service packs are tested, they should be applied to the company's server first. After that comes the burdensome process of installing service packs on each user's ...

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