QuickBooks Database Manager (QDM) is a database developed for QuickBooks to keep the data stored in the cloud system or on to the user’s computer. Let us take an example of QuickBooks Database Manager. Suppose you are working on QuickBooks and made multiple transactions. That multiple transactions become data and get stored somewhere; now, where that transaction is stored, it becomes QuickBooks Database Manager.
All the transactions of QuickBooks when to get stored on the servers, then, it becomes QuickBooks Database Server Manager. The database is into the picture due to the multi-user properties of QuickBooks.
QuickBooks Database Server Manager makes network data file with the extension of .ND file on your computer. If you want to use this utility, then, you have to go for the below tasks:
You can check your computer folders for the company files which you want to configure for multi-user access.
Or you can examine your local hard drives for the company files which can have the automatic configuration.
Steps to setup QuickBooks Database Server Manager
In the first step, go for scanning the folder in QDBSM which you want for a multi-user environment.
It’s time to carefully examine the company files on the server. It is required to ensure that the files are properly configured for QuickBooks multi-user activity.
For adding the new company files to the server, make use of Monitored Drives Feature. Keep updating the Database Server Manager.
Make sure that all the company files are connected to the server and users are also logged in to the company files.
Use the Service Administrative Tool in case you want to change the status of the service, and configure it.
Use the ‘Updates’ feature. Download the latest updates to the QuickBooks Server.
How to access the QuickBooks Database Server Manager?
The correct series of steps must be known to you to access QuickBooks Server Manager.
Click on the Start button.
Then, go to the Programs and select it.
From there, click on the QuickBooks icon.
In the end, select QuickBooks Server Manager from the QuickBooks.