|Welcome to the Jet Essentials Installation Guide|
Thank you for joining the Jet Essentials family of business users.
Here you'll find all the steps you'll need to download, install, activate, and configure Jet Essentials 2013.
For additional information, see Getting Started with Jet Essentials .
|Installing Jet Essentials|
After downloading Jet Essentials , unzip the contents of the download file.
Ensure than no instances of Excel are currently running on the system.
Under "Client Components", run the Jet Essentials installation file that matches your version of Excel.
Excel 2003 or 2007: run the 32-bit Jet Essentials installation file.
Excel 2010 or 2013: If your Excel is 64-bit, run the 64-bit Jet Essentials installation file, otherwise run the 32-bit Jet Essentials installation file.
(not sure if you have 64-bit or 32-bit? Click here )
(NOTE: If you are installing Jet Essentials on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or any version of Windows Server 2008 or higher, be sure to install Jet Essentials by right-clicking the Jet Essentials setup file and selecting "Run as Administrator" even if you are currently logged in as an Administrator.)
Only one version of Jet Essentials can be installed at a time. This makes upgrading your installation quite easy. By installing a newer version of Jet Essentials, it replaces the older version.
|Activating your Jet Essentials License|
- Activating your Jet Essentials License
- Are you using an older version of Jet Essentials and need help installing your License file?
|Configuring your Jet Essentials 2013 Data Sources|
J et Essentials has built-in support for data source connections to Dynamics NAV, Dynamics GP, Jet Enterprise Cubes, and Jet Enterprise 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.
- note: for our customers using Dynamics NAV 2013, we recommend the following NAV hotfixes
|2815432||7.0.34298||Date period filter does not work as expected in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013|
|2831582||7.0.34550||You experience slow performance when you open a page that uses flowfields in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013|
- Configuring a data source to NAV 2013 or later through SQL Server
- Configuring a data source to NAV 2013 or later using Web Services
- Configuring a data source to NAV 2009 R2 or earlier
- Configuring a data source to Dynamics GP
- Configuring a "Universal" SQL data source
- Configuring a data source to a Jet Enterprise data warehouse
Do you use NAV 2013 and are upgrading your version of Jet Essentials?
You may need to upgrade the Jet business objects on the Microsoft Dynamics Server
Installing the Jet Configuration Service and Upgrading from Centralized Settings