QuickBooks Database Server Manager holds all the company files so that multiple users can access the database simultaneously. If the server manager stops for any reason, the user can only use QuickBooks in single-user mode and stumbles upon QuickBooks Database Server Manager stopped error. The user might also encounter the error with a message that reads, “QBDBMgrN not running on this computer.”Read the complete blog to learn more facts about QuickBooks Database Server Manager stopped error, its causes and solutions.

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Reasons why QuickBooks Database Server Manager failed to start?

Here are some primary causes behind the issue:

  1. Windows firewall settings are inappropriate.
  2. The anti-virus programs installed on the system is not allowing the server manager to run on the server computer.

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Quick Ways for QuickBooks Database Server Manager not working error

The following troubleshooting solutions are proven to resolve the error:

Solution 1. Start fresh with QuickBooks Database Server Manager

The steps given below will guide you through uninstalling the server manager, renaming the installation files and then reinstalling it:

  1. Open the Run command.
  2. Type ‘appwiz.cpl’ and hit OK.
  3. Choose QuickBooks Database Server Manager and click Uninstall/Change.

Now, rename the files:

  1. Locate the installation folder related to QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  2. Copy the folder location.
  3. Again, enter the Run command and paste the folder’s location you copied, then hit Enter.
  4. Right-click the file and select Rename.
  5. Add .old at the end of the folder name.

Once done, you are ready to reinstall the Server Manager. Here’s how:

  1. Terminate all programs on the server computer.
  2. Open the Setup_QuickBooks.exe file.
  3. Follow the prompt steps.
  4. When asked for an install type, choose Custom or Network Options.
  5. Click Next and then Install.

Solution 2. Allow QuickBooks through the firewall

Follow the steps given below to configure Windows firewall settings:

  1. Click the Windows Start menu.
  2. Open the Windows Firewall and choose Advanced Settings.
  3. Choose Inbound Rules and then New Rule.
  4. Select Port and then Next.
  5. Choose TCP and enter the specific ports for QuickBooks in the Specific local ports field.
  6. Enter the port number and then click Next.
  7. Click Allow the Connection and then Next.
  8. Select all the profiles and then click Next.
  9. Create a new rule and then name it “QBPorts(year).”
  10. Click Finish.

We hope you have successfully resolved QuickBooks Database Server Manager stopped error after following the above troubleshooting steps. If you are still facing any trouble to fixing the error, contact the QuickBooks technical support team by calling us on our helpline number (+1 800-579-9430).