QuickBooks is the most used software by small and medium-size organizations for their accounting and management needs. The most famous feature that Users can take benefit from is using the secured networks for sending and receiving payments.


These networks are highly reliable and secure as they are protected with SSL (Secure Socket Layers) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) sockets. In simple terms, we can say that no hacker or malicious software can access or interfere with your transactions.

But sometimes QuickBooks POS faces certain connection issues with SSL socket or TLS socket. If you face such a problem, you can choose to get in touch with the QuickBooks Experts or you can try to fix the problem manually by following this guide.

Note: Every Transaction should be done on the secure network. Otherwise, the transaction will not happen. Every Transaction that is authenticated from QB POS, its details are sent to your Bank over the secured network. If you face any error or issue with the transaction, you will have to reconfigure this secure network.

Error When Reading From SSL Socket Connection 

Before making any changes to QuickBooks or related software, make sure you do these steps:

  • Verify that you have a stable Internet Connection.
  • Disable your Anti-Virus, Anti-Malware or Windows Firewall.

EFT Server Program

In order to send the Payment request over an SSL Socket Connection, we have to use the EFT Server Program. If this program is not working as it is supposed to, then you will always face an error while trying to authenticate the transactions. Some common error codes that will appear on your screen:

  • QuickBooks POS error 10060
  • QuickBooks POS error 11001
  • QuickBooks POS error 10061

Follow These Steps To Fix The EFT Server:

  • Log in as a System Administrator.
  • Open your QuickBooks POS on your screen.
  • Click on Tools.
  • Click on User Information.
  • Look for the Information regarding WS-EFT. This information is vital for the authentication of transactions.
  • Input the details of the server in the given space from which you prefer to authenticate your transactions.
  • Save the Changes.

If you have followed all the steps mentioned above in the order they are given, then you should be able to authenticate transactions from the SSL socket. You will no longer face “Error When Reading from SSL Socket Connection” issue anymore.

Follow the steps carefully or call our QuickBooks ProAdvisor

However, if you still are facing the error or if your transactions are still not getting authenticated, you can simply get in touch with our QuickBooks Experts. They are highly trained and experienced Professionals who have been working with QuickBooks Tech Support department for years. You simply have to dial the toll-free QuickBooks Tech Support Number 1877-277-3228 to get in touch with the experts.

You can also use the Live Chat option on our website if you don’t want to make a call.

Error When Reading From SSL Socket Connection in QuickBooks POS

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