What is Error Code H202 in QuickBooks Software
QuickBooks Error H202 is one of the most annoying errors, encounters whenever a user turns on multi-user mode. This error creates server blockage while establishing a multi-user connection. The major reason behind the occurrence of this popup message is unable to access the company file present in the folder of another system.
Major Causes Associated with Error H202:
Failure of interaction between server & QuickBooks software leads to this error. Below-given is the list of reasons:
✘ Improper configuration of hosting settings
✘ File sharing between server & software is ceased through a firewall
✘ Inaccurate configuration of DNS settings
✘ The inability of Servers and Hosts IP address
✘ The services named QBCFMonitor & QuickBooksDBXX is not executing properly
✘ Database Manager &DNS server conflicts
✘ Sudden multiple server clash during executing
Indications of Error Code H202 Intuit:
Following are the symptoms:
✘ Fails to turn on Multiple-user mode
✘ Unable to access the company file
✘ Sudden system freeze or sometimes shutdown
✘ Inactive programs
Quick Resolution of QuickBooks Error H202 – When you trying to switch into multi-user mode
Before performing any troubleshooting steps you need to login into the QuickBooks server in administrator mode:
☑ Test Network connection
✔ Open QuickBooks software on an entire systems connected in a network
✔ Locate the File menu and choose Utilities & turn off hosting
✔ Open the Run Window integrate CMD in the field and Hit on OK
✔ Now start pinging the Server
✔ Enter the command ping[System Name] and hit the Enter.
☑ Access QB File Doctor
✔ Install & download the QuickBooks File Doctor which acts as a popular tool developed by Intuit to monitor and perform troubleshooting of major errors.
☑ Execute QB Database Server Manager:
✔ Firstly open server and locate the start menu
✔ Input database in the appearing search field
✔ List of outcome appears; find out QuickBooks Database Server Manager
✔ Discover folder containing content of company file
✔ Select this folder
✔ Locate Start Scan Button and hit on it
✔ QBDBSM rectify permissions associated with Firewall automatically
✔ Wait until work finished and after that select Close button
✔ Open QB on each system where this error exist
✔ Locate file menu and hit on it
✔ Discover for turning on multi-user mode and select it
✔ Check whether you can access multi-user mode or not. If not go through the proceeding step.
☑ Check to work of QuickBooks services
✔ Discover file on the server and find out utilities
✔ Locate Host multi-user access & select it
✔ Check the execution of QBCFMonitorService&QuickBooksDBXX across server. To verify follow the below-mentioned steps:
→ Click executing window
→ Input services.msc in the appearing field and select OK
→ Find out the service mentioned above from the list and hit on OK
→ Discover Startup type and verify whether it is automatic or not
→ Turn it on
→ Now look up Recovery Tab and hit on it
→ Discover the drop-down menu and start the services.
→ Select Apply
→ Hit on OK.
☑ Create a new folder of a company file
✔ Create a folder on the server
✔ Modify the permissions on the newly created folder so that the content can be shared
✔ Copy the content of a file with an extension .qbw file to the new folder
✔ Open this new folder with QuickBooks company file in multi-user mode.
☑ Perform proper configuration of Firewall
✔ Make firewall exceptions
✔ Provide modifications in the firewall permissions
✔ Select Switch to multi-user mode located below the file menu.
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