Tasks that can be restricted by a master password

Alerts and notices

The users who can perform any of the following tasks can be limited to only those who know a master password.

  • Modifying application security settings in the Setup > System Configuration > Security tab.
  • Adding, modifying, or deleting client data locations, or transferring configurable files between data locations in the Setup > System Configuration > Data Locations tab.
  • Modifying settings regarding the backup of Fixed Assets CS client data to FileCabinet CS in the Setup > System Configuration > FileCabinet CS tab.
  • Modifying the number of years of depreciation data that are retained when closing to a new period in the Setup > System Configuration > Connect + Options tab.
  • Modifying template information in the Setup > System Configuration > Template tab.
  • Modifying a state's bonus depreciation calculation and the section 179 limitations in the Setup > State Calculations dialog.
  • Modifying the settings for the Method/Life Wizard in the Setup > Method/Life Wizard dialog.
  • Rebuilding the client database, clearing network locks, and creating a license disk via Help > Repair.
  • Sending client data, custom methods, and custom reports via email using the File > Send to Email Recipient command.
  • Changing one client to a different processing period via the File > Select Period to Process command.
  • Closing multiple clients to a new processing period via the File > Mass Select Period to Process command.
  • Deleting and renaming clients.
  • Accessing certain items in the Fixed Assets CS Home Page.
  • Creating or modifying custom reports in the Setup > Custom Reports dialog.
  • Viewing client information and status reports in the Utilities > Client Listings dialog.
  • Overriding data in calculated fields.
  • Assigning client passwords and other restricting access to client data.

Related topic: Assigning or modifying a master password

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