How to Solve QuickBooks Error Code H505?

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Ended up into QuickBooks error code H505? Well, this is a common error that can be seen when you try to get the company files or data on another system and the system doesn’t have proper setup or the system require additional installation or setup. The H series errors are associated to hosting setting issues. Such an error can be seen due to one or more of the user’s systems being set to be the QuickBooks server.


If you are also facing QuickBooks error code H505 and want to know the fixes for the same, then make sure to read this post carefully till the end. You can also contact us at 1-844-521-0490.



What instigates the QuickBooks error H505?
There can be a couple of factors behind such an error. Let us explore further:

  • Damaged/incorrect.ND file
  • Also, incorrect settings of hosting configuration
  • Or QuickBooks services not initiated
  • Incorrect/improper QuickBooks firewall settings
  • Also, wrong DNS settings
  • Could not get the IP address of the host system


Steps you need to follow to fix H505 error in QuickBooks
You can try fixing the QuickBooks error code H505 by performing the steps below and verify services and hosting. Let us have a look:

Step 1: Verify the services
  • Ensure that the QuickBooksDBXX and QBCFMonitor services are running
o Press windows or start tab

o Insert the key Windows + R

o Enter MSC and hit enter

  • Look for QuickBooksDBXX service in service window
  • It might not be visible
o Ensure that the database server manager is installed on the server

o Open QuickBooks

  • Open QuickBooksDBXX service and confirm that the startup type and service status has begun
  • Hit recovery tab
  • Save the changes


Step 2: Verify hosting
  • Open QuickBooks on each of the hosting system
  • Head to the file and utilities tab
  • Just in case you see the host multi-user access, then the system isn’t able to host the file
  • If stop hosting multi-user access option is visible, then select it
  • Select the company tab
  • Select the file must be closed window
  • And hit yes tab

By the end of this post, it is believed that you might be able to shun off the QuickBooks error H505easily. But if in case the error continues, the user can call us using our dedicated helpline1-844-521-0490, and ask our QuickBooks enterprise customer support professionals to resolve the issue successfully.



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