QuickBooks Database Server Manager is a highly useful tool provided by Intuit. If you would like to be assisted with the install, update, and set up QuickBooks Database Server Manager, then please read on. This blog should help you figure out what you need to successfully utilize the QuickBooks Database Manager.
Installing and Updating QuickBooks Database Server
The QuickBooks Database Server Manger allows user to configure the software server for multi-
user access. The tool also helps in creating network data file for any company file. One of the
reasons why installing Database Server Manage recommended is because it allows the user to use
multi- versions of QB desktop software. Moreover, the tool can also connect with multiple systems
to perform tasks.
What activities the tool performs?
Scans all the company files in QB in which multi-users can have access
Examining of local storage device and detect new company file
Methods to install QuickBooks Database Server Manager
Here is how you can install Database server manager-
To start the installation, double click on the QuickBooks installer
If other programs are running, close them and click on next
Read all terms before going ahead
Once done- choose the custom or Network Options
Select the install type- Select I'll be 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.
Once you get the access, enter the License Number and Product Number
Updating QuickBooks Database Server Manager-
It is important that you update the database server manager regularly. Here is how you can update
the database server-
Download & update QuickBooks desktop. Make sure the patch is the same for the server &
Upon finishing the installation, reboot the serer
Once the update is done, you will see the message, "'Company file requires to be updated.'
You will also see pop-up to make the back-up necessary as there can be changes in the
Few Tips on using QuickBooks Database Server Manager-
If you are using Database Server Manager of QuickBooks, then here are few quick tips to follow-
QuickBooks Database Server Manager creates Network Data