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Backing up a MAS ledger using System Release

This support note applies to:

  • AE MAS (NZ)
  • AE MAS (AU)
Article ID: 28045

When performing a backup of a MAS ledger in System Release

Included in the backup is a copy of the client's AE Reporter data, being any client non-transaction data entered and client-level customisations made.

To backup a MAS ledger

In MYOB System Release, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Ledgers listing window right click on the relevant Ledger and select Backup. The Ledger Backup Wizard window appears. 
  2. Click Next. The Select source ledgers screen appears.

    If you initiate the backup from the Ledgers folder, the Confirm Operation window appears, click Next then continue with step 3.
  3. Select the required option in the Ledgers chosen section, then click Next. The options available are:

    As selectedincludes only files for the selected ledger in the backup
    Related ledgersincludes all ledgers with the same Client Code.
    All in folderincludes all ledgers that exist in the folder from which the backup is initiated; an
    Customdefaults all ledgers in the current folder and allows you to select the individual items you wish to include. Highlight the required items to back up.
  4. Review the Backup location and Backup name and if correct click Next. The Completing the Ledger Backup Wizard screen appears.

    Click Browse to select an alternate location and amend the Backup name on this window as required.
  5. Click Finish. The backup process executes and creates a file in the specified location. The backup file has the name ss<unique number>.zip.

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