If your software is hosted through Blackbaud Hosting Services, refer to How to run a plug-in in a hosted environment.

Note : Before you proceed with the following instructions, back up the database. If your organization integrates multiple Blackbaud products, refer to the Additional Requirements section of the backup article.

NOTE: Print and read all of the following instructions before running the plug-in.

  1. Log in to the workstation as a local administrator
  2. Download ResetTransactionDate.exe.
  3. Save ResetTransactionDate.exe to the local hard drive of any workstation with The Raiser's Edge 7 installed.
  4. Double-click ResetTransactionDate.exe. 
  5. When prompted, unzip the files into the \Plugins folder on the workstation (Note, the default location of \Plugins folder is: C:\Program Files\Blackbaud\The Raisers Edge 7\Plugins). ResetTransactionDate.exe is a self-extracting zip file that contains the plug-in files: dobResetTransactionDate.vdb and ResetTransDate.dll. 
  6. Register ResetTransDate.dll on the workstation.  
  7. Have all other users exit and sign out of The Raiser's Edge.  
  8. Log into The Raiser's Edge. 
  9. Click Plug-Ins from the navigation bar. The Plug-Ins screen appears. 
  10. Click the Reset Next Transaction Due Date link. 
  11. Follow the prompts.