How to configure manually Windows firewall for QuickBooks point of sale?
QuickBooks Point of sale server or client to manage the workstation can block communication between the workstation and the Point of Sale company data. Point of Sale automatically configures the firewall for you. If it fails, manual configuration may be needed for third party security, firewall ports, and files.
QuickBooks Point of Sale ports, the following processes can be interrupted:
- Electronic Funds Transfer – Intuit Merchant Service credit card processing.
- Database Server Manager – (Server installation only) Ability to connect and write to company file
- Intuit Entitlement Service – Product license and user validation.
- If your client workstation are not on the same windows service.
- If you are connecting with the dynamic or changing IP address.
- Either client or server workstation or both having trouble connecting to the network.
- If a firewall is blocking access to the server.
- If the server workstation is not in multi-user mode.
Steps for firewall configuration for QuickBooks point of sale:
Attempt following steps and configure a Windows firewall for QuickBooks Point of Sale:
- Configure Windows firewall
- On your keyboard, press Windows+R to open the run command.
- Type in control and click OK to open the Control Panel.
- Set the “view by” to Small Icons and select Windows Firewall.
- Select Advanced Settings and click Inbound.
- Click New Rule.
- Select Port and click Next.
- Enter the port numbers and click Next (See Point of Sale Firewall Ports section).
- Select Allow Connection and click Next.
- Name your firewall rule (e.g. POS) and click Finish
If any problem occurs after performed above steps contact QuickBooks Customer Support
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