The Remove Invalid Dashboards plug-in deletes all dashboards where the user no longer exists.

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 solution.

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 the appropriate plug-in for your version of The Financial Edge:
    Plug-in nameUse with version
    Remove_Invalid_Dashboards.exe 7.77
  3. Save Remove_Invalid_Dashboards.exe to the local hard drive of any workstation with The Financial Edge installed. 
  4. Double-click Remove_Invalid_Dashboards.exe.
  5. When prompted, unzip the files into the \Plugins folder on the workstation. (The default path is
    C:\Program Files\Blackbaud\The Financial Edge\Plugins.) The EXE file is a self-extracting zip file which contains RemoveDash.vbd
    and RemoveDash.dll.
  6. Register RemoveDash.dll on the workstation.
  7. Have all other users exit and sign out of The Financial Edge.
  8. Log into The Financial Edge.
  9. Click Plug-Ins from the navigation bar. The Plug-Ins screen appears.
  10. Click Miscellaneous
  11. Click the Remove Invalid Dashboards link.
  12. Follow the prompts.