How to add a new company to an existing Microsoft Dynamics SL application database
This article describes how to add a new company to an existing Microsoft Dynamics SL application database.
Applies to: Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011, Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 Service Pack 1
Original KB number: 2687239
To create a new company in an existing application Database, follow these steps:
Sign in to an existing company that is in the application database that you want to add your new company to in Microsoft Dynamics SL.
Open the Company Setup (13.250.00) screen under the Multi-Company module:
- Select Foundation.
- Then, in the Foundation details pane, select Company Setup under Multi-Company Maintenance.
Specify the following values on a new line:
Company ID: The company ID
Company Name: The company name
Database Name: This will default to the database that you are currently logged into.
Active check box: Make sure that this is checked.
Master Chart of Accounts: Will default in based on the database that you are logged into
Master Subaccount Table: Will default in based on the database that you are logged into
Address 1: Enter Address line 1
Address 2: Enter Address line 2
City: The City
State: The state
Country/Region: The country or the region
Zip: The ZIP Code/Postal Code or the postal code
Phone: The telephone number
Fax: The fax number
Base Currency ID: This will default in based on the application database that you are logged into.
Employer tax ID: The employer tax id.
Select Save and close the Company Setup (13.250.00) screen.
Sign in to the new company in Microsoft Dynamics SL.