Datacentre 7.1 SSL

The Datacentre REST service has had SSL (https) support since version 6.1. This is enabled in the DC Console by adding a certificate/key pem block for the REST service. In Datacentre 7.1, the MoneyWorks native networking protocol gains SSL support. … Continue reading

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Using MoneyWorks Datacentre over the public internet

This article describes how to set up a MoneyWorks Datacentre server to make it available to clients connecting over the internet. Requirements MoneyWorks Datacentre v7.1 or later is strongly recommended. This version greatly reduces the negative impact of high latency … Continue reading

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MoneyWorks URL Scheme

The MoneyWorks URL scheme follows the pattern of the Common Internet Scheme syntax described in RFC 1738. Where can I use it? On both Mac OS X and Windows you can make a shortcut file that will connect you to … Continue reading

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Connecting to Datacentre

Datacentre connections must be negotiated through the normal Datacentre port (6699). Some earlier versions of MoneyWorks Datacentre* inadvertently allowed a client to directly connect to the database daemon port (e.g. 6674) without going through the Datacentre login process. i.e manual … Continue reading

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Reference number allocation

We sometimes get queries about gaps in reference number sequences. Why would MoneyWorks be so dumb as to skip reference numbers? In fact, reference number allocation is not that trivial. Consider the situation where you open 5 new invoice windows. … Continue reading

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DNS, if available, must be correct

Had an instance of mysterious "permissions error" when logging in to a 6.1 Mac server. Every time. Permissions were all correct. After some investigation, the problem turned out to be that the server had an incorrect DNS entry. Since MoneyWorks … Continue reading

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