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Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 by Cristina Nicolas Lorente, Laura Nicolas Lorente

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Upgrading steps in detail

In the preceding sections we have seen all the steps that you have to do in order to upgrade from older versions of Dynamics NAV to Dynamics NAV 2013. In this section we will explain all those steps in detail.

Preparing to upgrade

No matter what your current version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is, before you can upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, a migration to SQL Server is needed if you are using a native database, because it is no longer available.

A test of the database is also needed before starting the upgrade process. In this section we will explain how to perform those two processes.

Migrating to SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server (on its 64-bit version) is the only database supported in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. ...

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