How to set up multi user mode in QuickBooks Desktop?

I am using QuickBooks on 5 computers including one server. All the computers are connected with the same network and using windows 10 Operating system. The company file which we are trying to access, is located on server, now I want my all computers to access the company file from their workstations using multi user mode can you please tell me how to set up multi user mode in QuickBooks.

Asked on June 7, 2019 in Error Messages.
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Hi, thank you for bringing this to our attention. I would be glad to help you in setting up the QuickBooks multi-user mode. The Multi-user mode allows you to access the company file from the workstations even when the file is not located on the same computer and also allows multiple users to access the QuickBooks company file at the same time. While setting up QuickBooks multi-user mode we need to keep a lot of things in our mind.

Some of the points that you must keep in mind while setting up QuickBooks multi-user mode are:

  • All of the rights that you want to allocate to a particular user
  • Configuring and setting up the firewall
  • Adding the firewall ports for the purpose of setting up multi-user mode
  • Assigning folder permission
  • Turning on the hosting
  • Configuring QuickBooks database manager

In case you are facing any problems while setting up the QuickBooks Multi-User Mode then you must read the following article:  How to solve QuickBooks Multi-User Mode not working?

If you come across some piece of information that you are unable to comprehend or you are facing any issues with performing the procedure, feel free to call and speak to a QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor at 1 877-263-2742.

Answered on June 20, 2019.

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