Sunday, April 20, 2008

Integration Manager 10 : Changing the path of IM Database for a User

An interesting thing happened to us a few times -

1. We would share an Integration Manager database,

2. Change the setting on a machine to point Integration Manager to the new IM database.

3. Then the user would login and they would still be looking at the old database.

Turns out the IM DB path is set per user. If you want to change the DB path you have to set it for each user.

The path is stored in a file named "IMUser_Data.xml" located at-

C:\Documents and Settings\<User Name>\Application Data\Microsoft Corporation\Microsoft Dynamics GP\

Example : For a user "administrator" the user path is “C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Microsoft Corporation\Microsoft Dynamics GP\\IMUser_Data.xml”

If you want to change it -

Open the file IMUser_Data.xml

Change the path of database in <IMDefaultDatapath> node

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I find it easier to change in the IM user interfaces via Tools->Options.

I've always double checked it when I'm showing someone how to run an integration. Typically, the number of integration users is significantly less than the number of GP.