The Update GL account numbers plug-in updates posted gift GL account numbers. 

If your software is hosted through Blackbaud Application Hosting, 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 the appropriate plug-in for your version of The Raiser's Edge:
    • UpdateGLAccountNumber.exe: Version 7.84
    • Save UpdateGLAccountNumber.exe to the local hard drive of any workstation with The Raiser's Edge installed. 
    • Double-click UpdateGLAccountNumber.exe. 
    • When prompted, unzip the files into the \Plugins folder on the workstation. (The default path is C:\Program Files\Blackbaud\The Raisers Edge 7\Plugins.) The EXE file is a self-extracting zip file which contains dobUpdateGLAcctNo.vbd and UpdateGLAccountNumber.dll. 
    • Register UpdateGLAccountNumber.dll on the workstation
    • Have all other users exit and sign out of The Raiser's Edge. 
    • Log into The Raiser's Edge. 
    • Click Plug-Ins from the navigation bar. The Plug-Ins screen appears. 
    • Click the Update GL account numbers link. 
    • Follow the prompts.