Effective Troubleshooting Guide To Rectify QuickBooks Error 6129

Posted by Ben Watson on February 2nd, 2021

You might encounter QuickBooks Error 6129 when the database connection verification fails or when you are trying to access the company file. When it occurs, an error message pops-up on your screen that says:

“Database Connection Verification failure."

If in case, you have the server and it still occurs, then there is some issue with your Server. Therefore, it won't locate the desktop system/ server in which you have stored your file. However, to get rid of this error code at the earliest you must go through this blog. We have mentioned the possible reasons and their troubleshooting methods.

What Triggers QuickBooks Error Code 6129 0?

Here, we have mentioned the common causes that may bring forth QuickBooks Error 6129:

  • While making another record, the Anti-virus is running on your system simultaneously.
  • You might have crashed a network data document.
  • You might be updating your company files without using the admin login details required for the windows login.
  • There is a mismatch between the domain server and client machine that triggers error code 6129 0
  • QuickBooks while opening a file from the server.
  • A malfunction took place in your system functioning.
  • You might have undergone an incorrect /failed installation.
  • The error took place during the un-installation process.
  • There is invalid information in the windows registry.
  • Your files might have been infected by a virus/ malware attack.
  • The system might have shut down abruptly due to power failure.

How To Fix Intuit QuickBooks Error 6129 0?

Below we have listed all the effective methods that can help you resolve the 6129 0 error code in QuickBooks:

Method 1: Use various filename

If you encounter the QuickBooks error message 6129 0 while creating the QB company file, then you must follow the below-listed steps:

  • At first, choose to leave in the easy step interview window.
  • Then, you have to save the file by entering various file names.
  • At last, click on the Save option.

Method 2: Create another folder and go to QuickBooks Company files. 

  • Firstly, you need to make a new folder.
  • Then, select the company files that you want to transfer to the new folder.
  • If, in case, you are using QuickBooks on one system, then you must open the QuickBooks Company file through the newly created folder.
  • But, if you are using the same file on multiple desktops then, follow the below-mentioned steps:
  1. To begin, click on Start> Programs.
  2. Now, click on QuickBooks followed by QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  3. After that, select the Scan option.
  4. If somehow, you do not have the folder in which you have stored the company file, then you must click on add folder and add it.
  5. Further, click on the Scan option.
  6. Once the scanning process completes, click on OK.
  7. Now, you must open your QuickBooks Company file and see if it’s working or not.

Method 3: Turn off Antivirus while using Safe mode

  • You need to restart your computer without changing the safe mode.
  • Then, turn off the running anti-virus software.
  • After that, you have to make another company file.
  • You need to keep the system in a normal working mode.
  • Afterward, restart the desktop system.
  • Further, open QuickBooks> company files.

Method 4: Rename QuickBooks Network Data Files 

Network Data files (.ND) allow QuickBooks to access a company file in the multi-user platform. If you have a damaged .ND file, can trigger error 6129 0 QuickBooks desktop, and thus you need to fix it.

  • Go to the folder in which you have stored your company file that is facing the error.

  • Then, you have to open the corresponding .ND file to the QuickBooks company file .QBW

  • After that, right-click on the .ND file and select the Rename option from the drop-down menu.

  • At the end of the file name, you need to add .old.

  • Lastly, press the Enter key to save all the changes.

Have the above methods helped you resolve QuickBooks error 6129? If not, then you must proceed to the next one.

Method 5: Use QuickBooks Database Server Manager to Scan Folders

If you come across any issue while working in the multi-user environment, then in that situation, you must utilize the QuickBooks Database Server manager for scanning the damaged folders. Once the scanning end, click on the close option. Lastly, check if the error code 6129 QuickBooks persists or not.

Method 6: Resolve Differences between Client Domain & Server

To get rid of QuickBooks company file access QuickBooks error 6129, you need to bring all the computers to the same domain.

Method 7: Log in to windows as System Administrator

  • Firstly, you need to try opening your company file. 

  • Then, you have to log in as the Windows Administrator to update the company file if needed.

  • If you are unable to log in as a System Administrator, you must take our technical expert's assistance.

Summing It Up

We hope the troubleshooting methods mentioned in this blog would have helped you resolve QuickBooks error 6129 without any hassle. If you are stuck with any query, we suggest you give us a call on our Toll-Free Number 855-948-3651.


Ben Watson

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