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Microsoft Dynamics NAV Administration by Sharan Oberoi, Amit Sachdev

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Preparing a Microsoft SQL Server database for Dynamics NAV installation

Though the specifics of setting up a SQL Server database for NAV will be discussed in Chapter 6, Performance Tuning, this section describes the raw method of how to do it.

Open the shortcut for the Dynamics NAV Classic client for SQL (finsql.exe). Once there, go to File | Database | New. Specify the SQL Server name in the Server Name field; we may also lookup the SQL Server name with the drop-down Assist Edit button provided.

Preparing a Microsoft SQL Server database for Dynamics NAV installation

The next option is to select the type of authentication—Windows or Database Server Authentication. If Database Server Authentication is selected, the User ...

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