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Posted - 03/13/2013 :  15:58:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi gurus

I have a sql server 2008 install on a sql server 2008, I would like to know if there is a way to see all my sql server instances at once while using Sql server manager suite.

at this point it seems like I have to log into the instance that I need to see, so is there a way to look all instances install?

Thanks a bunch gurus

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Posted - 03/13/2013 :  16:07:31  Show Profile  Visit webfred's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Maybe I am wrong but your question sounds to me like this:

I have a parking lot where I have multiple cars.
How can I sit in all the cars at the same time?

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Posted - 03/13/2013 :  21:53:30  Show Profile  Visit russell's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Fred's answer notwithstanding...

Register them in SSMS
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Posted - 03/13/2013 :  23:26:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
thanks for jumping in, I was just wondering if instead of connect to a particular instance, I can see all instances at once using SMS e,( e.i when you hit the cluster, you get to see all the instances at once), looking around I discovered that the answer might be NO ,but you can connect to multiple instances while on the SMS and have them all at once.
It took me a while but been this segment of the forum named "NEW to SQl serv admin" whihc by my question you can tell I am , I thought I could use a shortcut, you guru's Knowledge.

Thanks a bunch for jumping in
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