Copy / move the e-PayDay BE folder from the Stand Alone PC to the Client Server

  1. Within e-PayDay®, Click File > Company > Go to Folder.
  2. Minimize this window.
  3. Close e-PayDay®.
  4. Re-maximise the previously minimized window.
  5. Navigate back to the e-PayDay BE folder.
  6. Right-Click on the e-PayDay BE folder.
  7. Click Copy.
  8. In the navigation bar, click the NEW drive you need (eg. \\SERVER\)
  9. Paste the e-PayDay BE Folder into the Server.
    1. If required, you may also be required to share the new data location.

Update the required Files on the new Server (Repeat for every EPD)

  1. Open the e-PayDay BE folder.
  2. Open the e-PayDay BE.ini
    1. Update ParentDataPath= to the new location (eg. \\SERVER\e-PayDay BE)
    2. Save and close the e-PayDay BE.ini
  3. Open the EPD Folder.
    1. Take note of your EPD file name as this is used inside this file (Step 2.b).
    2. Open the required. EPD
      1. Update DataDirectory=: Update the DataDirectory=:the new location for the company data. (eg. DataDirectory=\\SERVER\e-PayDay BE\EPD\Example Company)
    3. Save and close the Company.EPD
  4. Repeat the above steps for all Company.EPD’s you require access to.

Update the software on the Server

  1. Download and install Full Install/Upgrade (Series 20) FYE 2020 here then
  2. Once downloaded, double click E-PAYDAY_LEGACY.exe to start the e-PayDay® Installation.
  3. When prompted, select Server Install
  4. Select the new path where the Data Files are now stored on the Server (eg. \\SERVER\e-PayDay BE).
    1. Read here if you cannot see your Server or Mapped Network Drives when installing
  5. Allow the installer to complete then close.

Update the software on the each of the client PC’s

  1. Download and install Full Install/Upgrade here then
  2. Once downloaded, double click E-PAYDAY_LEGACY_2021.exe to start the e-PayDay® Installation.
  3. When prompted, select Client Install
  4. Enter the Registration Owner: Contact Name for the Company.
  5. Enter the Registration Organisation: Legal Entity Name (Company Name).
  6. Select the path where the Data Files are stored on the new server, which was previously set during the Server Install. (eg. \\SERVER\e-PayDay BE).
  7. Allow the installer to complete then close.
  8. Repeat for each Client PC’s that requires access to the e-PayDay® Data Directory.
  9. Read here to enter your Software Serial Number (SSN) and load your Licence.
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Last modified: Jul 09, 2020

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