Connect to multiple NST with RTC

If you are in a situation where you are switching between different NST on daily basis and are getting tired on changed server from RTC every time, here is the solution. You can create different RTC configuration files per NST.

Step by step for windows 7
1. Copy the C:\Users\”user name”\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\70\ClientUserSettings.config file to a directory you like
2. Update the newly copied configuration file
For example:
<add key=”Server” value=”[NSTSERVER]” />
<add key=”ServerInstance” value=”[second instance]” />
<add key=”ClientServicesPort” value=”7048″ />
3. Right click on the desktop and click on New->Shortcut
4. Brows to the installation directory for RTC. Example : “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\70\RoleTailored Client\Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Client.exe”
5. Click Next
6. Change the name of the shortcut if needed
7. Click Finish
8. Find the newly created shortcut on the desktop and right click on it and pick properties
9. Update the “Target” to for example: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\70\RoleTailored Client\Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Client.exe” -settings:”C:\\.config“
10. Click Save
11. Now you can easly connect RTC to any NST you want by simple clicking on right shortcut.

Extra tips
If you want to add the shortcut to the start menu. Simply copy the newly created shortcut from the desktop to C:\Users\”user name”\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs