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ReadSoft: How to change the encrypted database password in INVOICES



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To change an encrypted database password in INVOICES, do the following:

  1. Open the eiglobal.ini in a text editor. The eiglobal.ini file is typically in the [drive]:\Users\Public\ReadSoft\INVOICES folder.
  2. In the [Database] section, do the following:
    • Delete the value in the EncryptedPassword field.
    • Type 0 (zero) in the UseEncryptedPassword field.
    • Type the new password in the Password field.
  3. Save the changes to the eiglobal.ini file, and then verify INVOICES is able to connect to the database using the new credentials.
  4. Return to the eiglobal.ini file, type 1 (one) in the UseEncryptedPassword field, and then save the changes.


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