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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 10/21/2013 :  09:31:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi all,

I would like to create a linked server to another SQL Server. Using management Studio I normally choose SQL Server as the server type.

However as I want to have a different name for my Linked Server than it's actual name. How do I fill out the dialog box?

Let's say the name of the new linked server is Linked and it's to connect to server Jupiter.

Is it possible to do this in the GUI or does it have to be via script?

Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 10/21/2013 :  09:40:37  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thats because you choose SQL Server as server type. you need to use other and give values as below

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