Dec 11, 2017
Posted in QuickBooks Hosting
The need for well-maintained accounts is the vital need for any organization which helps them to endure the constant flicks of financial changes. Many renowned organizations are successfully integrated their business model with QuickBooks accounting software which is fulfilling all their accounting as well as bookkeeping needs successfully.
There are already lots of options provided by the highly recommended accounting software but among all others, QuickBooks pro is the best choice for businesses who are looking forward to spending less. Though, with QB pro accounting, any business can authorize at most three of their users who can access in any way; A single user can access company’s accounts related data on two computers or multi-users can access data on different systems. The indeed need for doing so is authenticity which can be gained by having the license for QuickBooks software.
QuickBooks pro provides ease of access by offering multi-user mode feature using which you can host your company data file in multi-user mode and automatically enriches safety & maintenance criteria for your company accounts. In order to continue such ease of access options for your business, the QuickBooks database server manager must have installed on your server which gives authorization to your selected users to access the data from anywhere.
With quick & easy steps detailing the guide of allowing multiple users interaction within your business environment is described below:
Step 1: Press “Alt + F4” and close all the running programs/ software on your system which might create trouble in between the installation process.
Step 2: To start the installation process, Insert QuickBooks software CD into your drive.
Step 3: In order to run the installation process, Click “Next” and agree to the license agreement.
Step 4: To allow sharing of company files over the network only, choose “Custom and Network Options” which also don’t require license initially.
Step 5: In order to install database server only with multi-user option, Choose “More Than one User” and keenly follow all the prompts that are guiding you to complete the process.
Step 6: Find out the option which given the right to other computers to access a file on your computer and hit “Next”.
Step 7: At last click “Install” and let the process happen. Hit “Finish” to open your QuickBooks.
Step 8: After entering in the QuickBooks Database Server Manager, Click on “Scan Folders” to continue the installation process further.
Step 9: Next to this, you need to click “Add Folder” button in order to find the exact location where all your company files are residing or you can scan all folders in case unable to find same.
Note: If you pass this step without selecting the location then, you’ll be not able to access company files remotely.
Step 10: Lastly click on “Scan” and close it once the scan completes.
The above mentioned step-by-step guide is the perfect solution to your Question – How to Install QuickBooks Pro on a Server for Multiple Uses? Which is often searched by many of business persons. Though after completing the installation process, QuickBooks Database Server Manager will automatically scan all attached company computers for file updating process and also configures recently added company files to your network simultaneously.
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