Description

The following support note Outlines the permissions required by Users of the Datapel WMS or Inventory Controller software Application. In general all WMS and Inventory Controller Domain Users must have READ / WRITE / MODIFY permissions to a set of predefined REGISTRY KEYS and FOLDERS/FILES within the software environment. Failure to provide adequate security permissions can cause certain features and functions of the DATAPEL SOLUTION to operate incorrectly or not at all.

Additional Info:

This support note should be followed when installing and configuring WMS or updating the version of MYOB Premier and/or the MYOB ODBC driver. All permissions in this support note are needed by all WMS users. This procedure should also be followed or reviewed when setting up NEW DOMAIN USERS.


Detail Steps

Checking the Folder permissions.

Step 1: Log into the Server console as an Administrator

Step 2: Open Windows Explorer by right clicking on the start button and clicking explore

Step 3: Locate the folder in which MYOB Premier has been installed. Eg. C:\Premier9\

Step 4: Right click on the folder and click Properties

Step 5: Click the Security tab at the top of the Properties box

Step 6: Check that the user you are about to add is not already in the list. If the user is in the list skip to step 15.

Step 7: Click the Add… button

Step 8: Type the username of the user to be added and press the Check Names button

Step 9: If the name underlines then you have spelt the name correctly. Skip to step 14.

Step 10: If the name did not underline and the following window popped up then select Remove from selection and press OK

Step 11: If you mistypes the username, repeat from step 8. If you are not sure of the particular username then press the Advanced Button

Step 12: Press Find Now and locate the user from the list below

Step 13: Double click the user you wish to add

Step 14: Now that the username is underlined, press the OK button

Step 15: Click on the user in the list and then tick the Full Control check box under Allow in the list of permissions

Step 16: Now repeat steps 7 to 15 for all users that will be using WMS

Step 17: Consider adding a New WMS Users Security Group that way new users can be added to the group without the need to apply the user to each system attribute. To finalise the permissions press the OK button on the Properties box

Step 18: Now locate the following folders and repeat steps 4 to 17 for each of them 

• DATAPEL PATH. Eg. C:\Program Files\Datapel Systems or C:\Program Files (x86)\Datapel Systems

• MYOB ODBC. Eg. C:\MYOBODBC\ AND C:\MYOBODBCAU7 or 8 or 9 or 10

• MYOB Company File. Eg. C:\DATA\Accounts

• Windows MYOB permission required folders Eg. C:\Windows, C:\Users\%username%\WINDOWS, C:\Documents and Settings\%username&\Windows

Note: MYOB server ODBC connection does not support roaming profiles, paths should be set to default.


The Following steps modify the permissions of registry keys. These steps should be followed with extreme care and by an authorised system administrator.

Step 19: Open a command prompt. Click Start then Run and type cmd into the box. Press OK

Step 20: Type Regedit at the command prompt. The registry editor will open

Step 21: Locate the Folder HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE , Then SOFTWARE, Wow6432Node (only in 64 bit) then Datapel Systems

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Datapel Systems

Step 22: Right click on the Folder and click Permissions - Repeat Steps 6 to 17 for this folder (Please Note for 32 bit version you can find all below tag under software without go in to Wow6432Node)

Step 23: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Subscriptions repeat Step 22


For MYOB AccountRight edition SKIP Steps 24- 29 as this is not applicable.


Step 24: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\MYOB then repeat Step 22

Step 25: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\MYOB Technology and repeat Step 22

Step 26: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ODBC and repeat Step 22

Step 27: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\App Paths\MYOBMSC.exe and repeat Step 22

Step 28: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\App Paths\Myobp.exe and repeat Step 22

Step 29: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\App Paths\ODBCAD32.exe and repeat Step 22

Step 30: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe and repeat Step 22

Step 31: Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\RegisteredApplications repeat Step 22

Step 32: Under Server 2008 it is recommended you DISABLE UAC - this can be done from the Security Policies section of Server Management.

Step 33: It is recommended you restart the server to allow all changes to take effect - but it is not essential.

Related Information


Registration Key Error - If your permissions are correct and you still receive the registration error when entering your activation key or running the WMS, it may be caused by the users access to the installation drive. Registration keys are set using the volume of a drive the installation drive is STD, however you can change the default drive to a drive which all users have full access to. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Datapel  Systems\Registration\Warehouse Management System  or

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Datapel Systems\Registration\Warehouse Management System]
"FixedVolume"="C:\"