QuickBooks Database Server Manager

 

The QuickBooks Database Server Manager allows you configure the QuickBooks Server for multi-user access. This database manager tool creates network data file.for any company file on the host computer.

It can perform the following activities for you:

Company file should be Scanned . which is required for multi-user access.

Test the local storage device to detect new company file automatically.

 

Important : if you want to install Quickbooks in your desktop page. This article provides the step by step guidelines to install, update and setup of Quickbooks Database server manager.

 

Some Quick Tips

  • QDSM creates network data files and stored the company file on the host computer if you want to use multiple version of Quickbooks Desktop then you should install version of Database server Manager.

  • In case you  are using the number o0f version of version of Quickbooks, you may install the Database server Manager in a chronological order from oldest to newest for each version.

  • Every Quickbooks version add a user when the QB Database Server Manager is installed.

How to Install QuickBooks Database Server Manager

 

  • Double Click on the installer for you start the installation of the wizard

  • If the computer is connected to the internet and able to download an update click on Next. if your computer not connected to the internet then click No, and click Next.

  • Close the programs and select Next.

  • Read carefully all the teams of the software license agreements . if you agree with terms and condition than select the Next.

  • Select Custom or Network option.

  • Select an install type:

                              Choose I’ll using Quickbooks on this computer AND I’ll be Storing…... When you will run the Quickbooks program on this computer. Select I will Not be using Quickbooks on this computer……. When you  will only store Quickbooks data on this computer.

  • Choose yes,allow access.

  • Write your License Number and product Number.

  • After  the complete installation Follow the on-Server instruction.

  • Need the setup the Database Server Manager.



How to Setup and use the QuickBooks Database Server Manager

  • Important part is need to update the Database server Manager. Mostly, it is important. When a critical update to a current year is released or the new year of QuickBooks is Installed on the Workstations.

  • When you use the  patch from update Quickbooks Desktop to the latest release.

You can get the Download instruction in this as well.

  • After the installation is completed then you reboot your server.( this is strongly compulsory).

  • After the server has been update on the Workstation  then you get that the massage. The company file needs to be updated to work with this version of Quickbooks Desktop.

  • When the updates can modify the database structure than there will be prompt to create a backup which is reQuired.

  • You should be able to open  the file when you follow the prompts and after the backup is completed

How to Setup and use the QuickBooks Database Server Manager

This Database Server Manager tools can:

  • Scan your folders and QuickBooks Company files which need to be configured for multi-user access.

  • The monitor local hard drives are used to configure new company files automatically.

How open the Quickbooks Database Manager

Scan your Folder feature

  • Select the Start button, select Program, select on Quickbooks And then select on Quickbooks Database Server Manager. Goto scan folder.

  • Check  which folder contain Quickbooks Company files, If you do not know Where the files are stored then you can select to scan entire disk

  • Select on the Scan button  to begin the scan.  The display bar will show that which folder are being scanned.

 

Monitored Your Drives Feature

 

Monitored Drives are used in keep your Quickbooks Database Server Manager up to Date you add new company files to your server.

  • Go to Start button, click on Program, click QuickBooks, and then you click QuickBooks Database Manager.

  • Click on Monitored Drives tab.

  • If you want all local drives that you want to be monitored for company files that are added, removed, or renamed than click to select.

Your Database Server Features

Open Your QuickBooks Database Server Manager To determine:

  • The list of the Company file and  the company files connected to the server.

  • The status which shows the Quickbooks Database server services. The Server

Updates Features

  • Select Start button, click on Program, click QuickBooks, and then you click QuickBooks Database Manager.

  • Choose  Monitored Drives tab.

  • If you want all local drives that you want to be monitored for company files that are added, removed, or renamed than click to select.

System Feature

  • Select Start button, select  the Program, select QuickBooks, and then you click QuickBooks Database Manager.

  • Click on the system.

  • Check the system information for the computer where the database server is installed

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