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Posted - 04/18/2008 :  05:54:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi All,

I installed full version of SqlServer 2005. Iam able to Connect to all the systems that are in Intranet. But iam not able to Connect to the external systems (or) remote Connections. I followed all the steps that are in the following URL
Still iam getting the problem. Show me a way in this issue.


Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 04/18/2008 :  06:04:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What's the error you are getting?
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Posted - 04/18/2008 :  09:36:58  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
By default the remote connections are not enabled , Please go to Surface area configuration and enable Remote connnections (TCP).
Also you need to go to services and change the SQL Browser Service setting to automatic.
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Posted - 04/19/2008 :  18:01:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
>> By default the remote connections are not enabled

It's true for sql2k5 express, other editions are enabled by default.
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