Pastel Version 17 is upon us and development enhanced some of the regularly used features. One of these changes, affects the backup procedure when processing the year end. Let’s take a look at how this changed:
Now as we know, making regular backups of your Pastel data is vital for any business. This doesn’t only help yourself when restoring a backup, but also provides your Pastel consultant with more information, should they have to do a data-fix.
Year End Backup V17
The year end procedure hasn’t changed much. The only difference comes in when you decide not to create a new company.
A backup screen will pop up, prompting for a backup before the year end process starts. Here you can backup like you normally would.
Should you exit the backup window you’ll be presented with a notification window of the implications when not creating a backup.
When clicking yes, you will be taken back to the backup window. Should you click no, an entry will be captured in the System Changes Audit Trail under the Backup Parameter Category.
Xpress Start-Up V17
Please note: Xpress Start-Up packages only allows you to create one company. Therefore it is absolutely vital to make a backup before processing a year end, since you won’t be able to create a copy company.
Apart from making a backup at year end, I cannot emphasize how important it is, to make regular backups. Even if you make use of an automatic backup system like Irontree, please still make your own backups at year end. Backups make data fixing so much easier for your Pastel consultant.
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