What is QuickBooks Error 6129 and What to do about it?

by joshua weissman
QuickBooks Error 6129

Accessing the company file in a multi-user environment requires an uninterrupted connection between the host and workstation computer. If, for some reason, your workstation can’t connect to the server computer where the company file is saved, you will get QuickBooks error 6129, 0. This common company file error can also appear because of other reasons discussed in this article. Apart from the solutions to the error, you will also find quick solutions that will help you rectify the issue in the least time possible. Stick to this article until the end to know more about the error.

If you are looking for external help to rectify error 6129,  in QuickBooks, you can reach QuickBooks support at the toll-free number 1.800.579.0391

What are the reasons due to which QuickBooks Company File Error 6129,  Arises?

As the error that we are discussing here appears while accessing the company file stored on the server, the primary reason is an issue in the connection between the host and workstation computer. All other reasons that can prompt the issue are listed below:

  1. If the database server manager is not running on the server computer.
  2. Some crucial QuickBooks processes like QBCFMonitor are not running on the system.
  3. If the hosting is not configured correctly on the workstation and host system.

You can now quickly troubleshoot the issue as you now know the reasons for its occurrence. In the next section of this blog, we will be discussing the solutions that need to be implemented to resolve the error.

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Here’s What to do to Fix QuickBooks Desktop Error 6129,

Solution 1: Restart QuickBooks Database Server Manager

  1. Click the Windows Start key and search QuickBooks database server manager using the Windows search option.
  2. Click the program from the results that appear on the screen.
  3. Now click the Start Scan option to locate the company file on the server computer.
  4. You can also browse the company file to select it.
  5. Once the file is selected from the QuickBooks database server manager, run QuickBooks Desktop and check if you are now able to access the company file now.

Solution 2: Restart QBCFMonitor Service

Press Windows

  1. + R to get the Run command box.
  2. Enter Services.msc in the text box and click OK.
  3. Now Windows will display the list of all the services that are running on it.
  4. Locate and select QBCFMonitor service and select Restart from the left pane.
  5. Go back to QuickBooks and check if this solution helps you resolve the error.

Solution 3: Reconfigure Hosting on the Server and Workstations

  1. Run QuickBooks Desktop on the server and click the File tab.
  2. From under the Utilities section, verify the hosting settings.
  3. The server must be running QuickBooks in Multi-User mode and the workstations in single-user mode.
  4. Try to access the company file once again.

If the Error persists even after trying all the solutions mentioned above, the reason could be something else hidden in the installation of the QuickBooks Desktop. Contact QuickBooks support team at 1.800.579.0391 for more help resolving QuickBooks error 6129

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