New install of QB Mac 2020 on networked macs (3). Using one as a file server with two clients. Work done on one client saves no problem to server company file. Work done on the other client will save to company file.
I have to say up front that multiuser mode is really scary for me. I tried it when it first came out many years ago and it made a real mess out of my company file.
Here’s a wrinkle, the other client works fine reading and writing to the file on the server, and we are fine opening the company file one at a time. Can you say multiuser is basically bug free at this point?
Here’s another wrinkle: yesterday I loaded the company file to a thumb drive took it to the Mac that is having issues, opened it and began entering a deposit, put in one received check, closed the file and reopened from the thumb, alls good, entry saved. Entered another check, closed and reopened, second check was not saved. Tried a couple more times same results entries not saved.
This morning I mounted the thumb on the server Mac without loading the file to the machine, opened the file from the thumb, made an entry, closed and opened the, entry not recorded, tried a couple more times, no good. I closed file, ejected the thumb, opened the original file on the server Mac, went through the entry process as above, closing and opening, all’s good. Somehow the file on the thumb acquired the problem that we were having when working on the server Mac and showed the same results on the server Mac when opened from the thumb.
Does this still point to the multiuser as the issue?
I don’t see Server.app in my application file. I will follow the links you included for more info.
Thank you, but this is not a multi-user issue. We don't use multi-user as our experience in the past has been pretty dismal. Instead for years we have simple opened the file on the "server" Mac as needed from one of the two "client" Macs. Each of us working one at a time. It's worked fine, and continues to work well for one of the clients. The other client will save only one entry no more.?