Transfer+Database+to+a+server

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I currently have a Multiuser environment with Reckon Accounts 2016 installed on 2 computers.  One of those computers has the data file stored on it.  This computer is shut down each night and sometimes I want to access QuickBooks from the other computer out of hours. I have another computer that I use as a server which runs 24hrs. Can someone explain the process for relocating my database onto the Server.
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Bob Little

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Hi Bob,

Thanks for asking.

I presume that the server does not run a Reckon Accounts application and you do not intend to run an application on it.  

On the Server do the following:
  1. Create a backup of your company file;
  2. Create a folder for your Reckon Accounts company file and copy your QBW file to it.
  3. Share this directory;
  4. Install Reckon Accounts with the option: Company File Server Only;
  5. launch Reckon Accounts from the System Tray and select the option to search for company files on this server.
  6. When files are located, go to your first computer and create a network path to the shared directory containing the company file.;
  7. Open your company file and confirm it is in Multi-User mode
  8. Open the company file from another computer with another user and confirm both are accessing simultaneously.

Hope this gets you set up.


regards,
John.
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Thanks John, much appreciated.