How to fix Error H202 if you use Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2
Learn what to do if you see Error H202 and use Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 with QuickBooks Desktop.
You should only follow these steps if you see Error H202 and use Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2. These steps can be complicated. You may want to contact your network admin before you get started.
Step 1: Check your server version
Verify which server version you have to make sure these steps are right for you.
Open the Windows Start Menu on the server computer.
Type “Settings” into the search and open Settings.
Select Systems and then About.
You'll see your server version listed in the About section.
If you’re using Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2, continue with the steps below. If you’re using any other server operating system, follow the basic H202 troubleshoot steps.
Step 2: Install QuickBooks Database Server Manager
If you haven't already, install QuickBooks Database Server Manager on your server for each version of QuickBooks you use. This tool keeps your multi-user network stable. Then continue with the steps below.
There are two ways to set up QuickBooks Database Server Manager:
The Full Program option: You have the full version of QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Database Server Manager installed on your server computer.
The Server Only option: You only have QuickBooks Database Server Manager installed on your server computer.
Step 3: Restart your Base Filtering Engine Service
Every time you restart your server computer, you need to follow these steps: