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mixxalot
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USA
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Posted - 04/21/2008 :  17:55:16  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Hi all-

I setup a new ODBC connection to MS SQL Server 2000 on Windows XP and keep getting the following errors when I try to
either register a new SQL Server 2000 group within Enterprise Manager or test the new ODBC connection:

Current configuration

- MS SQL Server 2000
-Windows XP
-ODBC 3.85.1117


Errors:

I. Within SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Manager

Error: SQL Server connection open

II. When I test the ODBC connection:

Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver Version 03.85.1117

Running connectivity tests...

Attempting connection
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][TCP/IP Sockets]Specified SQL server not found.

TESTS FAILED!

Now here is what has me totally confused:

I can use the command line ISQL to access the database on the server and IP is all correct and port is available.

Any tips how to get this ODBC working?

Thanks
Ben Prusinski



rmiao
Flowing Fount of Yak Knowledge

USA
7266 Posts

Posted - 04/21/2008 :  22:04:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Tried connect with ip address and port number instead of instance name?
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