What does QuickBooks error 6210 mean and How to Fix it

by David Buttler
QuickBooks Error 6210

QuickBooks error 6210 is generally associated with the QuickBooks Database Server Manager. The user encounters the error with the following error messages, “We’re sorry. QuickBooks encountered a problem when opening the company file” or “A computer that is not the server is hosting the company file.” The error occurs when the company file is hosted on the system other than the server computer. Read the blog until the end to get detailed information on QuickBooks desktop pro error 6210, its causes and solutions.

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Reasons that trigger QuickBooks enterprise error 6210

Here are some possible causes behind the error:

  1. QuickBooks services are not running on the server computer.
  2. QuickBooks configuration files are damaged or corrupted.
  3. The firewall is preventing QuickBooks from connecting to the server.

Given below are the solutions to fix the error.

What does QuickBooks Error 6210 mean and How to Fix it

Methods to Troubleshoot & Fix QuickBooks error code 6210

Following are the most effective troubleshooting methods to resolve the error:

Method 1. Rename QuickBooks configuration files

These files enable QuickBooks to run in multi-user mode. Here’s how to rename the files:

  1. Look for the QuickBooks company file folder and open it.
  2. Find the files having .ND and .TLG extensions.
  3. Right-click the files and choose Rename.
  4. Change the file name by adding .old at the end.

If you still get the error, try the next method.

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Method 2. Download QuickBooks Tool Hub and run Database Server Manager

The following steps will guide you through downloading the QuickBooks Tool Hub and running Database Server Manager:

  1. Exit QuickBooks.
  2. We suggest, get the latest update of QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  3. Open the downloaded QuickBooksToolHub.exe file from downloads.
  4. Now, follow the step-wise instructions to install it.
  5. You need to agree to the terms and conditions.
  6. When the install finishes, the QuickBooks Tool Hub icon will appear on the desktop.
  7. Open the QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  8. Choose the Network Issues tab.
  9. Click QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  10. If QuickBooks is not installed on your server computer, you’ll be asked to install it.
  11. Within the QuickBooks Database Server Manager, find the company file and click Start Scan.
  12. If you can’t find the file, click Browse to locate the file.
  13. Reopen QuickBooks.
  14. Log in to the company file.

If none of the above solutions work, try to open a sample file or repair the QuickBooks desktop application. You can also contact the QuickBooks support team by calling us on our customer care number (+1 800-579-9430) for assistance to resolve QuickBooks Error 6210.

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