Error Code H101,H202,H303,H404,H505 When opening company file
When we open the company file QuickBooks shows error code H101,H202,H303,H404 and H505.
Why does it happen?
- Hosting configuration settings are incorrect
- QuickBooks firewall ports are not configured properly
- QuickBooks can not obtain the IP adress of host computer
- .ND file is damaged
- QuickBooks services have not been started
How to fix these errors?
1. When QuickBooks is installed on server computer
a. Please check hosting settings of each QuickBooks installed on different computer
b. It should be turned on main computer or server computer where file is located
c. To check the hosting setttings we can go to File menu – and click on switch to multi user access if we have QuickBooks installed on server computer
d. we need to share the folder wherein QuickBooks company file is located
e. We need to open the company file on each computer
2. When QuickBooks is not installed on server computer
a. Please install QuickBooks Database server manager on server computer
b. Scan the shared folder wherein QuickBooks company file is stored
c. Locate the company file in QuickBooks on each workstation
3. Configure firewall ports
There are two ways to configure windows firewall in computer. It can be done either manually or automatically.
Automatically firewall ports configuration
Download QuickBooks network diagnostic tool and install it. please click on below mentioned link to download and install the QuickBooks network diagnostic tool.
Please click on add ports to configure the windows firewall ports
Manually firewall ports configuration
a. Right click the windows icon and select Control Panel.
b.Type “Firewall” in the search bar and press Enter.
c.Select Windows Firewall and select Advanced settings.
a.Hover the mouse in the upper or lower right-hand corners and select Settings.
b.Click on Control Panel and choose Windows Firewall.
c.On the left, click on Advanced Settings.
For Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008
a.Click the Start menu and enter firewall.
b.Click on Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.
c.On the left, right-click on Outbound Rules, and choose New Rule
Note (Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows Server 2008): It’s a little tricky, you have to left-click Outbound Rules first to highlight it, then right-click on it.
Choose Ports and click Next.
Select TCP and in the specific local ports box, enter in the following ports:
QuickBooks Desktop 2017: 8019, 56727, 55373-55377
QuickBooks Desktop 2016: 8019, 56726, 55368-55372
QuickBooks Desktop 2015: 8019, 56725, 55363-55367
QuickBooks Desktop 2014: 8019, 56724, 55358-55362
Click Next and select Allow the Connection.
Click Next to enter a name in the name field (for example, “QuickBooks ports” ) and click Finish.
Repeat same steps for the Inbound Rules.
Open QuickBooks in multi-user mode.