Firewall configuration plays a vital role in the QuickBooks POS company communication. This configuration helps users send data to the client and server workstation. Sometimes, the firewall tends to block access point of connectivity due to some reasons. When this happens QuickBooks POS automatically configures the firewall. If the automatic firewall configuration fails then, users will be required to manually configure the firewall for 3rd party security, firewall ports, and files.
In the following lines you will learn about QuickBooks POS Firewall Configuration, problems caused when firewall if not configured and the steps/measure to take to resolve such issue.
Steps for QuickBooks POS Firewall Configuration
Reasons why this is happening
💠 Client workstations are not on the same Windows SP
💠 Users trying to connect with changing or dynamic IP address.
💠 Either the server or client workstation is experiencing issue while trying to connect with the network.
💠 Firewall program blocking server access.
💠 Server workstation isn’t set to multi-user mode.
Configure Windows firewall
💠 Press on the Windows + R keys on the keyboard. The run command will be open.
💠 Now, enter control and then click on OK. The Control Panel will be opened.
💠 Go to “view by” and set it to Small Icons. Next, click on the Windows Firewall.
💠 Now, click on the Advanced Settings and select Inbound.
💠 Click on New Rule.
💠 Next, click on Port > Next.
💠 Now, you need to type in the port numbers, after this click on Next
💠 Select the Allow Connection option and click on Next.
💠 Create a name for the firewall rule, and then click on Finish.
💠 Repeat steps 5 to 9 in order to create new Outbound Rule.
Get Help from Professionals
By following the above steps you should be able to perform QuickBooks POS Firewall Configuration successfully. Firewall plays a major role in securing your system. If you find it difficult to manually configure firewalls, then contact Accounting Problem professionals for further assistance. The professionals are well trained to deal with QuickBooks POS issues and errors. Simply dial on , email at [email protected], or chat with the professionals via QuickBooks Live Chat Support.