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Employee Attendance Tracking: How to Set Up ezTimeSheet on Multiple Machine

EzTimeSheet employee time clock simplifies employee attendance tracking. As an administrator, you can install ezTimesheet software on only one machine to allow employees check in/out. Or you can install this time clock software on multiple machines.

When you install ezTimeSheet on multiple machines, you may put ezTimeSheet database on a shared network folder, then multiple users can share the same database from their machine.

Here are the instructions on how to change the database file.

Log on the first machine with administrator permission

Step 1: Download, install and set up ezTimeSheet on the first machine (or server)

employee time tracker ezTimeSheet software save your time on employee attendance, vacation, sick and leave tracking. It helps you process payroll tasks easily and smoothly.

If you have not installed this software, you can download and try it free for 30 days with no obligation and no credit card needed.

This paycheck software is compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP, Me, 2003, 2000 and Vista system.

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Step 2: Log in as administrator and set up company, employees and company leave rules

Step 3 (otional): Share the database a network location if you do not like the current location

  • 1. Click top menu "Settings", then "Database Management" to view database management screen.

  • 2. Click the button "Backup/Duplicate Current Database" to copy the current database to a new location

    Step 4 (optional): Switch database

  • 1. Click the button behind database path field to switch database file.

  • 2. You can select the database file from your local machine or network shared folder, and then click the Open button to switch database for the current machine.

  • 3. Click the TEST button to connect the new database account. If successful, you can click the SAVE button to update.

    For the 2nd, 3rd and other machines

    Step 5: Install ezTimesheet and follow step 4 to switch database to use the shared database account.


    When you select a database file from network folder, please make sure the current user (of this machine) has enough permissions to access the database file. He needs at least write, read and execute permissions. - You can open Windows Explore, navigate to the database folder on the server or your local machine

    - Select the database file by mouse, right click to view properties. The user need to have read, write and execute permisson.

    view database properties

    view database permission

    Related Links:

  • How to set up employee vacation and sick leave plan

  • How to award employee vacation and sick leave time manually

  • How to set up leave plan by fixed rate

  • Vacation, PTO and Sick Leave Accrual

  • How to set up PC employee time clock

  • How to share the database over network?

  • Employee Leave Management: how an employee makes a request and how it will be approved

  • How to export ezTimeSheet data to ezCheckPrinting and print checks?
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