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[QODBC-Online] How to use QODBC Online with QuickBooks Online Edition (Apps.com)
Posted by Jack - QODBC Support on 20 July 2015 12:24 PM

How to use QODBC Online with QuickBooks Online Edition (Apps.com)

Setup of QODBC Online:

The first step is to download and install QODBC Online. QODBC Online requires .NET Framework 4.6.1 or a later version. So you need to install .NET Framework 4.6.1 to work with QODBC Online.

For system requirement details of QODBC Online, click here.

Please refer below steps to install QODBC Online:

1). Download the QODBC Online installer from the below link:

QODBC Driver for QuickBooks Online Download

2). Install QODBC Online:



Now we have installed QODBC Online.
 

Configure QODBC Online:

Now we need to authorize & configure QODBC Online to work with QuickBooks Online.

Please follow the below steps to configure QODBC Online:

1) Open QODBC Online Setup Screen & click on "Connect To QuickBooks" & refer below steps by step guide:

Start >> All Programs >> QODBC Driver for use with QuickBooks Online >> Configure QODBC Online Data Source 

 

Go To "System DSN" Tab>> select QuickBooks Online Data>> click "configure"

 

QODBC Online Setup Screen is opened; please switch to the General tab & click on the "Connect To QuickBooks" button.



2) By clicking "Connect To QuickBooks" open the authorization screen. You need to authorize your company file to work with QODBC Online.



3) You need to enable a popup.



4) Enter your QuickBooks User ID & Password, then click "Sign In"



5) Select the company file which you want to use with QODBC Online. If you have multiple company files.



6) Click on "Authorize"

 



7) After successful authorization, it will return back to QODBC Online page as connected status. You can close this window.



8) QODBC Online is successfully connected to your QuickBooks Online company.

 

 



9) We will test the connection using QODBC Online Test Tool. Please open QODBC Online Test Tool from:
Start>>All Programs>> QODBC Driver for use with QuickBooks Online >>QODBC Online Test Tool

 

10) Please select the "QuickBooks Online Data" DSN from the dropdown list & click on "Connect".

 

11) You can see we are able to connect to DSN from QODBC Online Test Tool. Please write your SQL statement & click on "Run".

 

12) You can see we are able to fetch data from QODBC Online Test Tool. 

 

Disconnect QODBC Online from your QuickBooks Online Company:

1) You can Disconnect from your QuickBooks Online company by clicking the "Disconnect from QuickBooks" button.



2) By clicking on the "Disconnect from QuickBooks" a popup message appear for Disconnect connection to QuickBooks Online. Please click Yes to Disconnect.


3) QODBC Online is successfully Disconnected from your QuickBooks Online company.

 

Import / Export connection key:

If you want to connect the same company file from another machine, then you can export the connection key from one machine & import it to another machine.

You can share connection key from:

Start>>All Programs>> QODBC Driver for use with QuickBooks Online>> Configure QODBC Online Data Source>> Go To "System DSN" Tab>> select QuickBooks Online Data>> click "configure">> switch to General tab >> click on "Export Connection key" button & share key.



Enter the name of the connection key & choose the location where you want to save the connection key:

 



Now connection key is exported successfully. You can copy this connection key & paste it into another machine to import the key on that machine.

You can import the connection key from:

Start>>All Programs>> QODBC Driver for use with QuickBooks Online>> Configure QODBC Online Data Source>> Go To "System DSN" Tab>> select QuickBooks Online Data>> click "configure">> switch to General tab click on "Import Connection key" button & import key.



Open connection key from the location where you keep connection key:

 



Now connection key is imported successfully. You can connect to QuickBooks Online using this connection key.

For system requirement details of QODBC Online click here.

 

 

Tags: QuickBooks Online, QBO, QODBC Online, Connect

 

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Comments (2)
Marcus Schuerstedt
20 July 2016 01:54 PM
QBO oauth authorization expires after 180 days. Does this mean, I have to re-do this authorization every three month, or did you implement the Reconnect API from QBO to refresh automatically?
Jack
20 July 2016 05:52 PM
Hi,

You need to re-authorize QODBC Online at QuickBooks Online after 180 days.
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