Incorrect configuration settings of Host Computer – HXXX error can be seen when the Hosting configuration of Host computer is incorrect. Go to the host computer and check if the Host Multiuser Access is turned on in File menu under Utilities, if not then turn on the Multiuser Access and click on Yes for confirmation. Ensure Hosting is not turned on for any other user within the network sharing the same file.
Incorrect Setting of QuickBooks Firewall Ports – Windows Firewall can prevent the incoming and outgoing communication for QuickBooks Company File in QuickBooks Multiuser Network due to firewall Ports are not configured properly. Windows Firewall ports setting is a crucial segment where expertise is required and hence it is highly recommended to perform the steps under supervision of QuickBooks Certified Pro-Advisors or Contact QuickBooks Technical Support Phone numbers and take help from QuickBooks Experts.
To Configure the Windows Firewall Setting – Click on Windows logo and type Firewall on the search bar, open windows Firewall and click on Advanced Settings. On the Left Side, Right Click on Outbound Rules and check if QuickBooks Rule is already set. If not Set, then select New Rule and Choose Ports and then Click Next.
Choose TCP, In the local ports, Enter the Port Numbers is follows –
- QuickBooks 2017: 8019, 56727, 55373-55377
- QuickBooks 2016: 8019, 56726, 55368-55372
- QuickBooks 2018: 8019, 56728, 55378-55382