|Welcome to the Jet Reports Administrator's Guide
Thank you for joining the Jet family of business users.
Here you'll find all the steps you'll need to download, install, activate, and configure Jet Reports.
This article is intended for use by system administrators. Standard Users should refer to our User Installation Guide.
Our Getting Started with Jet Reports article includes links to this and other articles to help you use Jet Reports
Installing Jet Reports
The installation program can be found here, Download Software
Find the downloaded file...
and go to the location where the file is saved...
Right-click on the file and extract its contents...
Under the folder 1 - Jet Reports - REQUIRED, run the Jet Setup.exe file.
Only one version of the Jet Excel add-in can be installed at a time. This makes upgrading your installation quite easy. By installing a newer version of the Jet Excel add-in, it replaces the older version.When upgrading between different versions, it is recommended to completely uninstall Jet before installing the version.
Using the Jet Service Tier
Jet Reports includes an online report management system - Jet Hub. Use of Jet Hub requires the installation and use of the Jet Service Tier for storing and accessing data source and user information.
Adding an SSL Certificate
Use of Jet Hub requires the use of an SSL/TLS certificate.
Instructions for requesting and installing a certificate is available in the article Using an SSL Certificate with Jet Hub.
Activating your Jet License
Setting up your Jet Reports Data Sources
The Jet Excel add-in has built-in support for data source connections to Dynamics NAV, Dynamics GP, Jet Analytics Cubes, and Jet Analytics Data Warehouses. In addition, you can define "Universal" data source connections to MSSQL databases as well as most databases that provide an OLE (preferred) or ODBC connector:
Dynamics 365 Business Central
Exporting and Importing Data Sources
Jet Scheduler Configuration
Please note: for our customers using Dynamics NAV 2013, we recommend the following NAV hotfixes:
|Date period filter does not work as expected in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
|You experience slow performance when you open a page that uses flowfields in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
Upgrading with Nav and Business Central Business Objects
Do you use NAV or Business Cenral Web Services and are upgrading your version of Jet? If so, you may need to upgrade the Jet business objects on the Microsoft Dynamics Server
Installing the Jet Configuration Service and Upgrading from Centralized Settings
These instructions are for those customers who are upgrading from older versions of Jet Essentials
Need the latest release or an older version? All available versions of Jet can be found here: Jet Downloads