Sivakumar Venkataraman - Click for blog homepageHi all

Finally the long awaited Business Portal 6.1 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 has been released.

Some of the highlights of Business Portal 6.1 is listed below.

  1. Business Portal 6.1 is x64 only.
  2. Business Portal 6.1 is only supported on SharePoint Server 2013 or SharePoint Foundation 2013.
  1. When creating the site collection for your Business Portal 6.1 web application, only the 2010 experience version is supported:
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  • Business Portal 6.1 is currently only supported on 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter) or later & Windows Server 2012 (Standard or Datacenter)
  • Here are the upgrade paths to Business Portal 6.1. (NOTE: Coming from Business Portal 4.0 and 5.0 does also require an upgrade to SharePoint 2010 before upgrading to SharePoint 2013.)
  • Business Portal 4.0 SP2 to Business Portal 6.1
  • Business Portal 5.0  to Business Portal 6.1
  • Business Portal 5.1 to Business Portal 6.1
  • Business Portal 6.0 to Business Portal 6.1

This release of Business Portal can be downloaded from the following links.

CustomerSource

https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/northamerica/GP/downloads/service-packs/MDGP2013_Release_Download

PartnerSource

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/northamerica/deployment/downloads/service-packs/MDGP2013_Release_Download

You can also download the documentation for Business Portal 6.1 from the links below.

Business Portal 6.1 Upgrade Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38835

Business Portal 6.1 Administrator's Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38822

Business Portal 6.1 Installation Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38824

I hope this helps…

Until next post!