Quickbooks Database Server Manager Update: 5 Steps to do that…

QuickBooks Database Server Manager update is required so that you can have access to your software in a multi-user mode with ease. The tool created for the Database Server Manager generates a specific network file with extension .ND for the company file located on the system hosting the software. The tools can aid the user with following imperative tasks:

  • Scanning of the company file which facilitates additional support for Multi-user access.
  • Check the local drive / store in order to locate the latest company file automatically.

QuickBooks Database Server Manager Update: How to do that?

QuickBooks Database server manager update

In order to keep the software related tasks in a systematic form, it is imperative to always keep the Database Server Manager updated to latest changes and fixes for old bugs. Moreover, any crucial update released for current year version should be implemented immediately while user should also ensure that they are employing the latest software version to reap maximum benefits. Steps to download and update the QuickBooks Database Server Manager are listed below:

Steps needed to do the neccessary update:

  1. First step is to visit the Intuit original website and download the update patch for Database server manager from the authentic link present on the website.
  2. Once the update is installed, then the server should be completely rebooted.
  3. A Prompt / Message will be displayed on screen when the update has been installed successfully on the server, stating –

    “The company file needs to be updated to work with this version of QuickBooks Desktop.”

  4. User will be next prompted to create a backup of their file once the server is ready to make certain modifications within the blueprint of the database.
  5. Now a set of instructions will be displayed on screen through a series of prompts, following which user will be able to access their company file and once the backup is done, the user should be able to open the file for use.

How to Install the QuickBooks Database Server Manager?

However, prior to knowing how to update the Server Manager, one needs to know how to install it.

  1. By double clicking on the installation wizard on the QuickBooks, the user can start the installation.
  2. If the user’s computer has internet access and is connected to it, then click on next. If it is not connected, click on No and then the icon Next will appear, click on that.
  3. Close any other program that is open in the computer and the click on Next.
  4. The Software License Agreement will appear on the screen, one needs to read it and select ‘I accept the terms in the license agreement’ upon agreeing to it. After clicking on it one needs to click on the icon ‘Next’.
  5. The icon ‘Custom or Network’ will appear, select that.
  6. Now the user has to select the type of installation, know more from our QuickBooks experts.
  7. Next choose Yes, allow access
  8. After completing the entering of the License Number and Product Number, further instructions will appear on the screen to complete the installation.
  9. After installation the Database Server Manager needs to be setup, and this is all you need to do inorder for QuickBooks Database Server Manager Update.

Benefits of updating the software:

  • The tool called Database Server Manager benefits the user with –
    • Proficient scanning of files and folders of QuickBooks required to be set for the purpose of successful multi-user access mode.
    • Local storage drives is monitored in order to configure latest company files automatically.
  • Access QuickBooks Database Server Manager
    • Navigate to Start icon button, followed by Programs option, and then QuickBooks tab and then lastly select the option of QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  • Scanning the Folder Properties
    • Navigate to Start icon button, followed by Programs option, and then QuickBooks tab and then lastly select the option of QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
    • Select the option of Scan Folders.
    • Checkmark all the folder containing company files of QuickBooks. In case is not sure about any folder they can select the whole to scan for the file.
    • Now highlight and tap on Scan tab in order to start the scanning process. The bar labeled Display will showcase the folder currently being scanned.
  • Monitoring Drive Features
    • Navigate to Start icon button, followed by Programs option, then on QuickBooks tab and then lastly select the option of QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
    • Select the tab called Monitor Drive
    • If the user wish to monitor all the local drive consisting of company files that are in anyway added, removed or modified, then they can do so selecting the drives after clicking on Select option.

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Though we totally understand that it is not easy to follow each and every step provided, as it is bit too technical. But if you have gone through the entire process then you should already be fixed. If in case you are still wondering on what to do to update the program then we suggest you to call our certified ProAdvisors as soon as possible who will further assist you to get you sorted.

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