Audit Trails in Dynamics GP

Have you ever got a request to keep versions on Dynamics GP Data? With “Audit Trails” module you can!

Follow steps below to activate the Audit Trails:

1. Install the module for GP CD.

2. Go to “Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >> Tools >> Setup >> Company >> Audit Trails >> Install Audit Trails” and click on “Install” :

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2. Go to “Microsoft Dynamics GP menu >> Tools >> Setup >> Company >> Audit Trails >> Audit Trail Maintenance” and setup your Audit:

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3. First click on “Refresh” to get the list of tables, and then select the needed table.

4. Click on “Apply Auditing” to select your table.

5. Click on “Auditing Options” to set filters on what data need to be monitored if required:

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6. Click on “View” and enjoy monitoring changes on the selected table:

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This looks typically like the smart list, you can utilize all smart list features here.

Regards,

Mohammad R. Daoud – CTO
MVP, MCT, MCP, MCBMSP, MCTS, MCBMSS
+962 – 79 – 999 65 85 
mohdaoud@gmail.com
mohdaoud.blogspot.com

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About Mohammad R. Daoud
Mohammad R. Daoud has been working as a Microsoft Dynamics GP consultant since 2004. His career path started with version 7.5; he studied every single tip of the application technicalities and did allot of successful implementations that includes functional consultations, analysis, and custom development projects. He holds a graduate degree in Computer Science and currently he is pursuing MBA degree in Accounting. In January 2007 he was nominated to the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) certificate and was certified in April 2008 due to his online contributions in the Dynamics Community (Dynamics GP Newsgroups, Forums, User Groups and his blog: http://mohdaoud.blogspot.com). Worth to mention that he was also listed as one of the Microsoft Dynamics Top 100 Most Influential People in 2009 by DynamicsWorld. And more... • Demonstrated Passion for MS Products through participating in beta testing for some product versions, an effective member of Microsoft Connect. • Talented in securing strong high quality relationships with premier customers, partners and sales teams passionately and profitably. • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and/or external customers • Problem Solver – Uses systematic approach to uncover true problem(s) and practical solution and can marshal resources to solve problem! • Proven record of effective account management, including Account Planning, Opportunity Management, and Business Management Excellence and working as part of a larger virtual team • Successful in delivering high quality technical engagements in the enterprise Dynamics GP implementations area according to customer requirements. • Dedicated, Committed, Self Motivated, Creative and highly focused with excellent communication, Negotiation, presentation, Active Listening and Objection Handling skills. • Experienced in Profitable researches and studies including white papers and technical presentations.

4 Responses to Audit Trails in Dynamics GP

  1. Thank you Mohammed for the valuable post. Would you please confirm that this module is in included with Dynamics GP 2010 R2? Appreciate it. Louay Awwam

  2. Ian Stewart says:

    Hi Mohammad.Since the Audit Trails module is based on table triggers inserted into the Company Database…does it work with transactions created / updated by eConnect?(I'm too lazy to install a version and test!! so taking the easy option and asking around if anyone has verified this).

  3. I never tested this! But logically yes it should log any kind of operations as it is monitoring the tables at the SQL level.

  4. Chrisi says:

    If I delete a user in GP, does the audit information remain, or does it get deleted too?

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