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Installing, Updating and configuring Reckon Accounts In windows server (terminal server)
ID: 5611 Category: Accounts - Business Range - Desktop & Hosted (previously QuickBooks) Status: Resolved Views: 2247

I want to install Reckon Accounts Business Premier/ Enterprise on Windows Server 2016/2012. do you have any guide or procedures I should follow for its smooth setup and functioning? Are there any recommendations for firewall configurations and Ports permission?


Yes, we have prepared the standard guide as general recommendations to assist with installing, updating and configuring Reckon Accounts Premier and Enterprise users in Microsoft Server 2016, 2012 and 2008 edition.

Please note this guide does not detail how to set up your network or Terminal Services. It is assumed users are already capable of doing so. However, this guide details the different installation methods of Reckon Accounts and appropriate permissions required for Reckon Account’s processes. It also outlines the firewall and Ports configurations.

Important: While we provide the information on this guide regarding the setup and configuration to run Reckon Accounts desktop on Server or Terminal server environment, we do not warrant that it is complete or sufficient to resolve all network related issues you may have. There could be other network/permission/firewall related issues, which you will need to seek assistance with your local system Admin/IT technician. Our Technical support team will NOT be able to assist you with the following:

  • Setting up, configuring or enabling terminal services.
  • Your LAN setup.
  • User and permissions setup for your network.
  • Any network latency or slow performance issue.
  • Configuring your firewall and ports  (basic instruction provided in the guide).
Please Note Reckon Accounts Business users must be set up as part of the Power Users Group (for Windows Server 2003 or earlier) or Administrator Group on the server to have the operating system rights to write to the registry keys and be able to use Reckon Accounts Business correctly.

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Submitted: 11/6/2017 Modified: 6/13/2018

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