How to: Deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework on SharePoint Web Applications After Installation

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

After you install Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework on one or more SharePoint web applications, you can use SharePoint Central Administration to deploy and activate Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework on other web applications. When you install Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework, Microsoft Dynamics NAV Setup installs a SharePoint solution package for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework on the server farm or stand-alone server. Using SharePoint Central Administration, you deploy the solution package to additional web applications. After the solution package is deployed, you must activate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework feature on the web application before you can begin displaying Microsoft Dynamics NAV content on SharePoint sites.

To deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework to a web application

  1. Open SharePoint Central Administration.

  2. Choose System Settings.

  3. On the System Settings page, under Farm Management, choose Manage farm solutions.

    The Solution Management page lists all the solutions that are installed and available at the farm level. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework solution is microsoftdynamicsnavportal.wsp.

  4. Choose microsoftdynamicsnavportal.wsp.

  5. On the Solution Properties page, choose Deploy Solution.

  6. On the Deploy Solution page, in the Deploy When section, choose Now to deploy the solution immediately, or choose At a specified time to deploy the solution later. If you choose At a specified time, then use the calendar button and time boxes to set the date and time to deploy the solution.

  7. In the Deploy to section, set the Choose a Web application to deploy this solution field to the web application to deploy to.

  8. Choose the OK button to start the deployment.

    When the deployment is complete, the Solution Management page appears. If Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework was deployed successfully, the Status of microsoftdynamicsnavportal.wsp is Deployed.

To activate Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework on a web application

  1. Open SharePoint Central Administration.

  2. Choose Application Management.

  3. On the Application Management page, under Web Applications, choose Manage web applications.

    The Web Applications page lists all the SharePoint web applications that are available on the server.

  4. Choose the web application, and then, on the ribbon, choose Manage Features.

  5. In the Manage Web Application Features window, choose the Activate button.

    When Microsoft Dynamics NAV Portal Framework is activated, the Status changes to Active.

  6. Choose the OK button.

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