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 Error 10060 connecting from remote host

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Posted - 2012-01-21 : 08:03:20
Hi people i have a problem

I want to connect from an external host to my database.

I open the port on the firewall and the TCP/IP are active on my 2008 R2 database istance.


From eternal i try to connect with SERVERIP\DOMAIN where SERVERIP is the external ip of my server. THe routing on firewall redirect the call from 1433 to server IPADDRESS

Why doesn't work?

I have on the same server another istance of 2005 SERVER SQL and if i try the connection by SERVERIP with no istance, the connection are fully functional with this database. When i try adding the istnace name to connect to other db , always 10060 error

Wher's the problem?

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Master Smack Fu Yak Hacker

5155 Posts

Posted - 2012-01-21 : 09:01:21
Check if remote connections are enabled for the server. You can do it from SQL Server Management studio - right click on server name in object explorer, select Properties and look under Connections.
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Starting Member

44 Posts

Posted - 2012-01-22 : 18:04:40
1) is the new SQL server was set to Windows Authentication Only?

The below link can help you .

Sr Sql server DBA/Artitech
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