Read before following any of these instructions listed here: If your SmartBOL support contract has expired, follow these instructions at your own risk. SmartBOL Support does not provide any support without an active support contract. Please refer to support policies at www.smartbol.com/support.htm for support policies.


Network Install:

First client installation

  • Double click Download Smartbol link provided in the email.

  • Double click on the SmartBOL Classic installer downloaded file

  • Run SmartBOL and Enter key when prompted

  • Close SmartBOL Classic

  • Share a folder on server or any other machine to store SmartBOL data files

  • Grant read and write permissions to all Windows users that will use SmartBOL (very important)

  • Copy dbd2.mdb, dbm2.mdb, dbuser2.mdb and, if present, dbexport.mdb from the first machine to this shared folder

Additional Network Client Installation:

  • Install SmartBOL on the network client machine

  • Start SmartBOL and enter the shared data file location using Menu -- System -- Set Data Folder location.

  • Restart SmartBOL and verify that you can read / write bill of lading records

  • Install SmartBOL on additional licensed machines. Unless you have trial key, use different keys for each machine.

  • Set shared data file location using Menu -- System -- Set Data Folder location.