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Peachtree path change

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Need your advice over peachtree path, I have two computer installed with peachtree  one acting as server and other as a client
I need to change the path of peachtree database to NAS, Over computer which is acting as peachtree server. Can I do this ?if I change the path do I have to make any changes in INF file.

Advantage I see in doing this is that  my client computer will be independent of peachtree server. If my peachtree server is not powered p then atleast client peachtree can access the database.

Kindly advice if this is achievable.

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Gagan Rawat
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I wouldn't change the INI file. I'd run a backup of the company files, then create a share on the Nas, restore the company files on the Nas and then open the company file on the other Pc after connecting to the Nas share.
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So its simply copy all company files and create shared folder on NAS and restore to NAS shared folder and connect both computer with new NAS shared path. I am correct?

By doing so my computer acting as client peachtree will be independent of peachtree server.

Kindly advice. its peachtree 2011 with single user license

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Gagan Rawat
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No, in Peachtree, you run a Backup of the Company file. Copy that backup to the shared folder on the nas and run a restore there.

In PeachTree help, look up Backup and Restore. It should be explained there.
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By doing it so my computer acting as peachtree  client will still work if my computer which was acting as peachtree server is switched off?
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