EPICOR Training Enviroment

If the laptops have the horsepower the VMware approach is the easiest and most flexible.  Put as much memory as will fit into the Laptop. 

People can do experiments to their heart's content, if they want they can easily "backup" an environment without help from you by just copying the image file.  If things go really south as Vic mentions you just give them a new copy of the image file.

Still need to have the proper number of  licenses for Epicor and any other software in the Vmware image.

Jim Kinneman
Encompass Solutions, Inc.

I have a few extra laptops and a server available to me.

 

I would like to be able to have each laptop run its own EPICOR instance.  Can I do that with Wins7?  I would like for each laptop to be able to modify its own training DB.  How would I do that?

 

Miguel A. Santillan

ERP Analyst

Compass Manufacturing Systems

510-661-6666  Office

510-656-0603  Fax

msantillan@...

 

Just install the full server on each laptop.


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I'd consider doing it the way that Epicor used to do it:  Use VMware or something similar, create an image, run the image on the laptops… let them blow up the database……then when they're done, restore a clean, fresh copy of the image for the next session.

 

Or I guess you could install the server on each laptop and just restore the training db to each.  I'm not sure which method is better or performs better…

 

 

 

From: vantage@yahoogroups.com [mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2014 6:56 PM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Vantage] EPICOR Training Enviroment.

 

 

I have a few extra laptops and a server available to me.

 

I would like to be able to have each laptop run its own EPICOR instance.  Can I do that with Wins7?  I would like for each laptop to be able to modify its own training DB.  How would I do that?

 

Miguel A. Santillan

ERP Analyst

Compass Manufacturing Systems

510-661-6666  Office

510-656-0603  Fax

msantillan@...

 

We use this method in our training lab. Speed isn't a huge issue as these are generally people who are walking through a training exercise.
But from IT standpoint, it is very easy to clear and reset our lab when necessary.


From: "'Vic Drecchio' vic.drecchio@... [vantage]" <vantage@yahoogroups.com>
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2014 7:27 PM
Subject: RE: [Vantage] EPICOR Training Enviroment.

 
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  <div class="ygrps-yiv-606685367yiv8689444550WordSection1"><div class="ygrps-yiv-606685367yiv8689444550MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#44546A;">I&#39;d consider doing it the way that Epicor used to do it:&nbsp; Use VMware or something similar, create an image, run the image on the laptops… let them blow up the database……then when they&#39;re done, restore a clean, fresh copy of the image for the next session.</span></div><div class="ygrps-yiv-606685367yiv8689444550MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#44546A;"> &nbsp;</span></div><div class="ygrps-yiv-606685367yiv8689444550MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#44546A;">Or I guess you could install the server on each laptop and just restore the training db to each.&nbsp; I&#39;m not sure which method is better or performs better…</span></div><div class="ygrps-yiv-606685367yiv8689444550MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#44546A;"> &nbsp;</span></div><div class="ygrps-yiv-606685367yiv8689444550MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#44546A;">

 

 
From: vantage@yahoogroups.com [mailto:vantage@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2014 6:56 PM
To: vantage@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Vantage] EPICOR Training Enviroment.
 
 
I have a few extra laptops and a server available to me.
 
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would like to be able to have each laptop run its own EPICOR instance.  Can I do that with Wins7?  I would like for each laptop to be able to modify its own training DB.  How would I do that?
 
Miguel A. Santillan
ERP Analyst
Compass Manufacturing Systems
510-661-6666  Office
510-656-0603  Fax
 
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