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Topic:   Sharing database on network drive?

By: GuestPosted on: Jan 5 2021 at 10:21:59 AM
I would like to have a maximum of 3 users sharing the database on a network drive.
Can this be done with the Standard version or only on the Pro version?
I'm having a look around the trial Standard version and can't find a way to point it to a database other than the default one saved here:
C:Program Files (x86)MiniMRP5Data

By: SupportPosted on: Jan 7 2021 at 02:55:58 AM
In the bottom right corner of the program window is the button "UserManual". Click that and that opens a webpage with the menu option "Network/MultiUser".

But to answer your question. The 'pro' version does have a button that allows you to select a data file located on a network shared folder.

But sharing is also possible using the Standard version. In fact even for Pro users, unless using a dedicated SQL Server, we would recommend the 'standard' method.

Here's a direct link to the page that explains standard network sharing.

Setting up Network/multi-User

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