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Pervasive Firewall Settings

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

ESET Firewall Rules for Pervasive

  • Open the main program window of your ESET Windows product
  • Press the F5 key on your keyboard to access Advanced setup
  • Click Network Protection>Firewall, expand Advanced and click Edit next to Rules
  • Click Add
  • Type a name for the rule into the Name field e.g. Pervasive Access
  • Under Direction select Both
  • Under Action select Allow
  • Under Protocol select TCP & UDP
  • Click the Local tab, in the Port field put in 1583, 3351
  • Then under Application copy and paste %ProgramFiles% (x86)\Pervasive Software\PSQL\bin\w3dbsmgr.exe – Do NOT enter the name of the application
  • Click the Remote tab, enable port numbers 1583, 3351
  • Click OK>OK>OK

Error 7224 – User lacks the appropriate rights to authorize or deauthorize a key

If for some reason your Pervasive keeps dropping your license.

  • Stop the Pervasive Workgroup Engine by right-clicking on the icon on the task bar and selecting Stop
  • Open Windows Explorer and navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Pervasive Software\PSQL\bin
  • Right-click w3dbsmgr.exe choose Run As Administrator
  • Then re-register your version of Sage Pastel or put your Pervasive Key into the License Administrator

You can also try do a repair on Pervasive, make sure UAC is off and add the Pervasive ports to your firewall.

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