How to add the Pervasive Database Manager and open necessary TCP ports in your Windows firewall to ensure Pervasive & Sage Pastel can communicate.

Adding the rules can assist in preventing errors & speed up your copy of Sage Pastel.

  • Click Search and type in Firewall
  • Select the option Windows Defender Firewall
  • On the left, select the option Advanced settings
  • On the left, select the option Inbound Rules
  • On the right, select the option New Rule…
  • Select the option Program and click Next >
  • Select ‘This program path:’ and put in the path %ProgramFiles% (x86)\Pervasive Software\PSQL\bin\w3dbsmgr.exe then click Next >
  • Select Allow the connection and click Next >
  • Select Domain, Private and Public and click Next >
  • Enter a Name: Pervasive Database Manager
  • Optionally enter a Description i.e. Access to Pervasive Program/Database, click Finish to save the rule
  • On the left, select the option Inbound Rules
  • On the right, select the option New Rule…
  • Select the option Port, click Next >
  • Select Specific local ports, Enter 1583, 3351, click Next >
  • Ensure Allow the connection is selected , click Next >
  • Select Domain, Private and Public and click Next >
  • Enter a Name: Pervasive Ports
  • Optionally enter a Description i.e. Access to Pervasive Ports, click Finish to save the rule
  • Repeat the above 2 steps for Outbound Rules
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