Quickboosk Database Server will not start

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Quickbooks Database Server will not start

We found that at random, the Quickbooks database server will start than stop. The error was that SQLANY 16 cannot be found. After uninstalling and reinstalling Quickbooks to no avail,  we finally found a solution.

Windows Error Log:

Event Log Entry > Windows Logs > Application:
“The description for Event ID 1 from source SQLANY 16.0 cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.


Stop the Microsoft DNS server. Start Quickbooks DB Server. Restart DNS Server.

QB Database defaults to port 55333 and DNS is likely using this port.