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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OS X Server and folder permissions

It is strongly recommended that Datacentre data is stored in the standard location (/Library/MoneyWorks/Documents). If you store data in another location it is important that you ensure that the entire path to that location is searchable by the server user … 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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Mapped drives

All too often we find that Windows Datacentre admins configure Datacentre to use "mapped drive" paths for Backups (or even for the Documents root). In the latter case, they soon find out that it doesn't work. In the former, they … Continue reading

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