Download SQL Server Express

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A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server.

Windows 2008 R2 1) SQL Server should be up and running. All Programs >> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 >> Configuration Tools >> SQL Server Configuration Manager >> SQL Server Services, and check if SQL Server service status is “Running”. Run “sqlcmd -L” in your command prompt to ascertain if yourRead More…

SQL Server Firewall Rule in Plesk on Windows server

Enable the firewall within Plesk then add the needed rules to Windows Firewall (set the IP’s can connect on tcp/1433). Plesk does not have the ability to set the IP’s or IP range. Resources http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/configuring-ms-sql-server-for-remote-access http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/creating-an-inbound-custom-allow-rule-for-windows-firewall-windows-2008