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Sage ACCPAC Error 49153

Sage ACCPAC Error 49153

What is Sage ACCPAC Error 49153 & How to Fix It?

Sage is a renowned accounting software with dominating features and tools that have simplified business accounting. There are times when the user comes across some errors.

These errors can easily be resolved but there are certain instances where these errors can act as an obstacle in your work. One such technical error is Sage ACCPAC Error code 49153.

ACCPAC Error 49153

Sage ACCPAC Error 49153 means a user is unable to access the database. This error generally occurs in ERP applications. Sage ACCPAC is also known as Sage 300 ERP. When a user is trying to log in to their Sage ACCPAC application or trying to access a file related to it, they might encounter Sage ACCPAC Error code 49153. Sage 300 ACCPAC Error 49153 can be Solved by Checking if the Database Server is Operational.

Error Code
ACCPAC Error 49153Developer:
Sage Group
Error Description
“Cannot access database (error=49153)” Software:

Sage 50
The application failed to get Connected with the Database Applies to:

SymptomThe application failed in getting Connected with the Database Possible Solution

Check that the SQL Server is working & then verify the SQL Server.  

To read more about Sage ACCPAC Error 49153 scroll below:

Exact Error Shown While User Facing Sage ACCPAC Error 49153

“Cannot access database (error=49153)”

The reasons behind Sage 300 Error 49153

Here are some possible reasons why it shows an error message on your PC screen:

Let’s see what they are:

  • Your database is probably offline
  • SQL database link is invalid
  • DNS server unable to migrate from one IP address to another
  • It may also be possible that Windows Firewall is stopping your Sage 300 software
  • The trouble with your version of the database consumer
  • It displays you a frail server title.

It means the application failed in getting connected with a database. The user has launched sage ACCPAC but failed in establishing a connection with the database, thus resulting in an error. Also, when a user reports this error to the System administrator, the system admin will check whether a user can access SQL Database.

How to Fix Sage ACCPAC Error 49153

To solve Sage 300 ACCPAC Error 49153 first check that the SQL Server is working & then verify the SQL Server.  

Read More in detail below:

1. Solution One

Total Time: 9 minutes

  1. Step One

    Go to the start option and select the Run command.

  2. Step Two

    Type “Services.msc” and click on “OK”.

  3. Step Three

    Look for SQL server i.e. SQL Express.

  4. Step Four

    If the status shows that it is not started yet then start it manually.

  5. Step Five

    Click on “Start”, to start the process.

  6. Step Six

    As the Service control Pop up gets closed on its own, then the user can see the following screen with status as Started.

  7. Step Seven

    Users will now have to log in to the Sage application, they can easily log into Sage ACCPAC.

2. Solution Two

  • Check the firewall settings in your system.
  • Go to the control panel and switch the firewall off.
  • If the Sage application can get connected to the database, then switch on the firewall.
  • There is also an option called “Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall” to switch it on.
  • Select the SQL server that is present in the list or browse it and add it.

Here are two resolution methods by which Sage ACCPAC Error code 49153 can be resolved.

3. Solution Three

  • Inspect the Server
  • Start the Server, and type ‘services.msc’
  • The Services Management Window will appear
  • In the Right-Hand Pane, Find the SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER)
  • When it Displays the status “Running” and the “Startup” type “Automatic”
  • If it does not display the Status, then that is the main issue
  • Restart the device by right-clicking on the SQL Service or even one can restart from the drop-down menu, to solve the Error
  • To Log In as a Portion of the Service, check the credentials, if the Server does not Start

4. Solution Four

  • Check If the Database Service is Operational
  • Check if the Server is Running, from the Server Console
  • Checking the database server by name will tell if the server is up and running
  • The Database will also help you check if the server is visible on other computers on the network
  • To bring up the Command Box, Type ‘cmd’ and press Enter
  • At the C: Prompt type “Ping database server” and Enter
  • If the message appears “The Ping Request Could not locate the host sql2016, please check and try again”, the server could be giving an issue
  • Restart the Database Server, by determining the state of the Server
  • Try to ping by IP Address, if it cannot be pinged by name

Alternate Methods to fix Sage 300 Error 49153

Method #1: Check SQL Server

To inspect SQL Server, users are required to complete the command, and to do so Follow the below steps:

  • To start, hit the Windows Start button
  • After that type “services.msc” in the open search bar and press enter
  • After that, you are required to confirm the SQL Server (SQL Express)
  • If the status shows Shut Down you have to right-tap on the name and then hit “Start”
  • If you have initiated SQL Server then you can try to sign in to your Sage 300 Software.

Method #2: Fix open your Registry

If users are facing database-related problems then they require to modify the server route. This can smoothly be done by operating the registry. Here’s how:

  • First, from your console hit the Windows button + R keys to open the “Run” box.
    After this type “Regedit” in the search bar and then hit the Enter button
  • Now, find “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE-SOFTWARE\wow6432Node\ACCPAC International, Inc. \ACCPAC\”
    Next, update the route of the server to the sage 300 folders that you locate in Shared Programs and Data
  • When you are accomplished with this, run “SQL Server Configuration Manager”
  • Then if you want to see the subcategory option tap on the Basic Client Configuration option
  • To detect TCP/IP, Named Pipes, and Shared Memory you are required to tap on “Client Protocol” or check if these options are enabled
  • Finally, go to “SQL Server Services” to start the services once again.

Solution to fix sage 300 cannot access database error 49153

  1. You have to open the 32-bit version of Data Source Administrator in your system either from the control panel > Administrative tools > Data Sources (ODBC), or 64-bit PC pr C:\Windows\SysWoW64\odbcad32.exe.
  2. Now you find the data source or server name (if the server name is being used) on the system DSNs tab, then 32 is added.

    In the DSN entry, you have to confirm the name of the SQL server. In SQL Authentication you have to enter your User ID and Password and confirm that the rest of the settings are left as default.

    Test database connectivity to the DSN.
    • If your above circuit fails then you will get Windows to command prompt (cmd.exe) ping the server name to test address resolution and connectivity performance.
    • If you have also failed to ping Parishad, then try to use your direct IP address for pinging.
    • If successful, enter the IP address in the DSN entry and re-establish database connectivity.
  3. If database connectivity with an IP address is not successful.
    • The user ID being used may not have permission to access the SQL Server.
    • SQL Server may not be ready to service the connection.


What is Sage ACCPAC Error 49153?

Sage 300 ACCPAC is a common error that shows when Sage 300 software is not able to access the database

Why does Sage ACCPAC Error 49153 occur?

This error usually occurs due to network issues or problems with the database connection in Sage ACCPAC.

How can I resolve Sage ACCPAC Error 49153?

To fix Error 49153, check your network, firewall settings, and database connections for any issues or conflicts.

Is there official support for Sage ACCPAC Error 49153?

Yes, Sage provides support resources to help users troubleshoot and resolve Error 49153 in ACCPAC.

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