Network and Sharing Options
Understanding ChurchBooks3 data set.
ChurchBooks3 is designed to be a stand-alone program. This means the program is normally loaded onto one computer and your data file sits outside your ChurchBooks3 program on your local computer. That having been said, there are many other options. Please be aware that the methods listed below because of the prioritized nature of the program can only be deployed with the assistance of our tech support staff. Any attempt to move or alter any part of the ChurchBooks3 program will surely produce and error not supported by our team, except the single user file swap.
Single User File Swap
If the program is used by a single user, you can swap out your data file from one computer to the next. For instance, you can load the program on both your church computer and your home computer, this allows you to update ether computer by simply swapping out the data using a USB or Cloud drive. The key to this method is not to over-write previous updates, this is why we call it “single-user file swap”. We do not recommend or support the outcome of this method for the reason stated above but do acknowledge many of our customers do use this method with success if updates are managed, tracked and archived properly. This option is free, just contact us for additional information.
This method is used only with the standalone version of the ChurchBooks3 program and is free with your paid subscription. It is the best way to backup or update a second computer. ChurchBooks3 should be loaded on both computers and a simple Copy & Paste command is used to update each computer
(LAN) or Local Area Network Setup
If you like the idea of having multiple users and you have multiple computers on the same local network, you can share your data file between computers within your local network. With some limited technical assistance from our technical support team, you can place your data file in a common folder on the network. We can assist you with this type of setup. If you are interested in this type of deployment just contact us and ask about LAN based Network sharing within your church private network.
Because each deployment of this type is different and depends largely on each unique client’s current network, a setup fee of $99 is required along with a ChurchBooks3 subscription of $29/mo. Free lifetime technical support included.
Order a remote desktop plan and use the simplest way to get your ChurchBooks3 on the Web. Run your ChurchBooks3 program from one of our dedicated servers. Collaborate with multiple users, and access your application from any device. Yes, that right any device! There is no shortage of ways to migrate the ChurchBooks application to a remote desktop environment. It becomes like any other cloud service you purchase. You will need to compare pricing and scalability. But, once your MS ChurchBooks3 application is in a remote desktop environment you will be able to use it anytime you can get to a computer with internet capability If you have any other questions, please let us know.
Because each deployment of this type is different and depends largely on each unique client’s current network, a setup fee of $99 is required along with a ChurchBooks3 subscription of $39/mo. Free lifetime technical support included.
One of the best ways to share your data file is to connect to Sharepoint through Office 365. This is the best solution that satisfies the shared data requirement you seek depending on your scale? The method requires working together with our tech support team to add users and grant permissions to your private site hosted on our cloud domain. This deployment will allow for multi-user login from anywhere there is internet or Wi-Fi connection. We offer a SharePoint hosting and related services like Office 365 just ask us about SharePoint deployment for the ChurchBooks3 program.
Because each deployment of this type is different and depends largely on each unique client’s current network, a setup fee of $99 is required along with a ChurchBooks3 subscription of $49/mo. Free lifetime technical support included.
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