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 Remote Connection Issue Please Help

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Posted - 2011-12-02 : 13:17:21
I can't connect remotely to SQL Server These are the remote setting and the client connection string used to attempt connection.

**Remote Server**
Computer Name :KAY_NET
Instance ID :MSSQL.1
IP Address :

**Remote Server Firewall Exception**
TCP port 1444
TCP port 2303 (Choosen Port for listening)
UDP port 1434

**(SQL) Surface Area Config for services and Connections**
--DataBase Engine--
Startup Type :Automatic
Service Status :Running
Remote Conn :(Local and Remote)+(TCP/IP and Named Pipes)

--SQL Server Browser--
Service Name :SQLBrowser
Startup Type :Automatic
Service Status :Running

**(SQL) Surface Area Config for features**
All feature disabled

**(SQL) Server Config Manager**
Network Config :Protocols (Shared Memory,TCP/IP) Enabled :VIA,Named Pipes=Disabled
Client Config :Client Protocols(Shared Memory,TCP/IP) Enabled :VIA,Named Pipes=Disabled
Aliases :No Items Listed

**Application Client Connection String**
Dim CnnStr1 As String = "Data Source=,2303;Network Library=DBMSSOCN;Initial Catalog=MySample;Integrated Security=True"
'Error Login Failed for user 'KAY_NET\Guest'

Dim CnnStr As String = "Data Source=,2303;Network Library=DBMSSOCN;Initial Catalog=MySample;User ID=sa;PWD=password"
'Error Login Failed for user 'sa'

**Note: I do feel that im connecting, but am not allowed access to the sql server.
**Note: PING works fine.
**Note: Remote Port 2303 in listed in the sql server log file as being listened to.
**Note: SSMS List The Remote Server When browsing for server

Please Help, Thank you much.

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