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How to resolve QuickBooks error H202?

While trying to access the company file located on another system. If you would have come across the message display – QuickBooks cannot reach the server on that system. Don’t worry, Consider this article to learn how to get rid of such issues & why it occurs? Basically, this happens due to QuickBooks error h202 The error belongs to h-series & is associated with multi-user mode access.

What brings error H202 in QuickBooks?

Whenever a user tries to open a company file placed on another computer but unable to do so because Quickbooks can’t establish a connection to the server. That’s why error code H202 occurs.  Few of the causes responsible for error-code H202 are:-
  • Incorrect host file configuration settings.
  • Firewall blocks the communication.
  • Missing QB error H202 port.
  • Incompatibility issue of QB Database server Manager with DNS server.
  • Damaged service components in QB.

Efficient ways to fix QB error H202

Follow the given instructions carefully to resolve QB error H202:

Step 1. Verify Network connectivity Testing & Calibration

  • Go to QuickBooks & Click on File menu.
  • Choose Utilities & turn on Hosting.
  • Press windows Key & Enter This PC on the QuickBooks host computer.
  • Double click on Network option to examine, if all the networks are visible.
  • From the QB Host or server computer, Ping to all the work stations.
  • Ping the QB server/Host from the computer displaying QB error H202.
  • From the Command prompt Ping Command syntax: ping [computer name] & Hit enter.

Step 2. Configure QuickBooks Database server Manager

  • Press Window+R altogether from keyboard & enter msc.
  • Choose Services Icon.
  • Go through the list of services & select QuickBooks DBxx.
  • Double click on QBDBxx services. 
  • To disable the service, click on Stop.
  • From the drop down menu, select the service start option as Automatic.
  • Open QB & try to open the file again.

If you find the above-mentioned process a bit difficult, contact our QB experts by calling us on QuickBooks Enterprise Support Phone Number  +1-855-533-6333. They will assist you in a detailed manner.