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[QODBC-Desktop] Troubleshooting: Error Calling Open QBConnection Returned Error: 10061 - 10061 Connection refused
Posted by Rajendra Dewani (QODBC Support) on 16 October 2012 11:20 AM

Troubleshooting:Error Calling Open QBConnection Returned Error: 10061 - 10061 Connection refused

Problem Description:

When do a connection test using "Test Connection" button in QODBC Setup Screen->General Window, QODBC reports this error:

--------------------------- QODBC Test Connection ---------------------------

Test Connection to Quick Books Failed

QODBC QB Begin Session Failed. Error Calling Open QBConnection Returned Error: 10061 - 10061 Connection refused

Display an online list of connection errors and their resolutions?

--------------------------- Yes No ---------------------------

Problem Solution:

You first need to run Quick Books on your computer logged in as an Administrator and open your company file, or one of the sample company files that came with Quick Books ( Login as Admin - Single user mode),

And please refer to this article:

How do I connect to Quick Books for the first time?

For more information about how to use QODBC to connect to QuickBooks

If you are using "Remote Connector ", Please make sure its configured correctly. Here is the article about how to configure Remote Connector:

How to Setup QODBC Remote using Remote Connector

If you have Desktop Edition of Quick Books and Not using Online edition, Please uncheck(unselect) "Connect to Quick Books Online Edition" located at "Online Edition" Tab on QODBC Setup Screen (or your DSN Configuration)

If you are not using RDS, Please uncheck(unselect) "Use RDS Client/Server" located at "RDS Server" Tab on QODBC Setup Screen (or your DSN Configuration)

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