How to Rebuild Key Files in Sage 100


How to run the Rebuild Key Files utility in Sage 100 (formerly Rebuild Application Key Files in Sage MAS 90 or 200)


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Use caution when working with the below product functionality. Always create a backup of your data before proceeding with advanced solutions. If necessary, seek the assistance of a qualified Sage business partner, network administrator, or Sage customer support analyst.


For Sage 100 Standard and Advanced editions:

  • To verify the user’s Role permissions to Rebuild Key Files:
    • Open Library Master, Main menu, Role Maintenance
    • For Role, select a role assigned to the user
    • Access the Tasks tab
    • Expand Library Master, expand Miscellaneous Tasks
    • Verify the Rebuild Key Files check box is selected (checked)
    • Access the Security Events tab
    • Expand Library Master


If necessary, seek the assistance of Acute Data Systems to help provide assistance with this process.