Migrating Accounting CS data to Virtual Office CS or SaaS

Alerts and notices

To place a copy of your Accounting CS SQL database within Virtual Office CS or SaaS, follow these instructions.

Accounting CS only allows one database, but you can merge data from multiple databases using the Client Data Management Utility. For more information, see Appropriate uses of the Client Data Management Utility.

  1. Create a backup of your Accounting CS database. For instructions, see Backing up the firm database.
  2. Contact support to make arrangements to send the data.

    Support Reps: It is very important that you provide your contact information on this call so the firm can contact you once the data is available on the Secure Data Exchange.

    If the file size is under 2GB, get the file through MKT. If more than 2GB, use SendThisFile.

  3. Upload the SQL database to your Secure Data Exchange. For instructions, see Uploading data to Secure Data Exchange.
  4. Contact Support at 800-968-0600, then press options 1,6,1 to let us know your SQL database has been uploaded.

Note: Databases are generally restored within 1 business day, depending on the size of the database and the time of day we receive the request.

Related topic: Getting started with Virtual Office CS or SaaS