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Employee Attendance Tracking: How to Switch Database

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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.

Step 1: Download and install ezTimeSheet

Step 2: Log in as administrator

Step 3: Switch database

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

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

  • 3. 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.

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


    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

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