QuickBooks Error 6175 0: What’s the Deal with it and How to Rectify it

From solopreneurs to SMEs, QuickBooks Desktop is used by thousands of businesses throughout the world to manage day-to-day accounting activities, like employee payroll, organizing income and expenses, tracking cash in and out, generating profit and loss reports, etc. Developed by Intuit, QuickBooks is not only reliable but also adaptable to the needs of different industries. Despite being so advanced and perfectly designed, QuickBooks is not an ideal application because of the errors and technical glitches that users encounter while using it. Among the common errors, QuickBooks error 6175 0 is the one that a user can get when trying to switch QuickBooks Desktop from single-user mode to multi-user mode. The error code pops up on the computer screen with an error message, which states, “QuickBooks is trying to access the company file, but the database server is not responding.” There can be several reasons behind the existence of such a multi-user error that we are going to discuss with you along with the troubleshooting solutions through this post.

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What are the reasons triggering QuickBooks error code 6175 0?

Usually, QuickBooks error code 6175 0 happens when users set more than one system as the server to host the company file in multi-user mode. However, there can be other reasons also, like as follows:

  • There are some complications with the QuickBooks company file itself.

What are the best troubleshooting solutions to fix QuickBooks error 6175 0?

Solution 1) Make corrections to the multi-user hosting settings in QuickBooks Desktop

  • Open QuickBooks Desktop on the workstation where you see the multi-user error.
  • From the top menu bar, select the File menu.
  • Move the mouse cursor over the Utilities option from the drop-down menu.
  • From the side menu, select the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option if it is there. If you see the Host Multi-User Access option is there, don’t select it.
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop on the server computer which hosts the company file
  • From the top menu bar, select the File menu.
  • Move the mouse cursor over the Utilities option from the drop-down menu.
  • From the side menu, select the Host Multi-User Access option if it is there. If you see the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option, don’t select it.

Solution 2) Run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool from QuickBooks Tool Hub

  • On the server computer, download the QuickBooks Tool Hub application of the latest version (1.5.0.0).
  • Select the downloaded installer called QuickBooksToolHub.exe and follow the instructions you see on the computer screen.
  • To complete the installation of QuickBooks Tool Hub, give consent to the terms and conditions.
  • Double-click the icon of QuickBooks Tool Hub to open the application.
  • Choose the Company File Issues tab from the left panel.
  • Click on the Run QuickBooks File Doctor option.
  • Choose the Browse option to locate the company file on the computer.
  • Choose the middle option named Check your file and then select the Continue button.
  • If prompted, type the administrator password of QuickBooks and then choose the Continue button.
  • Once the tool is done repairing the company file, choose the name of your company from the list, and then click on the Open QuickBooks option.

Conclusion:

If you see QuickBooks error 6175 0 even after going through the troubleshooting solutions explained above in the post, then there are high chances that the Windows Firewall Defender is blocking the QuickBooks Database Server Manager from connecting to the internet connection on the server computer. Therefore, our suggestion for you is to adjust the security settings of Firewall Defender for QuickBooks Desktop and see whether this rectifies the error or not. You can also ask for additional troubleshooting assistance fixing the multi-user error from our QuickBooks professionals at the toll-free number 800.583.0572.