How to connect to MSSQL from my workstation?

Discussion in 'Database Support' started by calus, Oct 18, 2003.

  1. calus

    calus Guppy


    I've tried to connect to SQL from my workstation serveral times already, but I got the message "SQL Server does not exist or denied.ConnectionOpen(connect()). Could someone tell me how to do it?
  2. MadDog

    MadDog Guppy

    What are you entering for the IP/URL?
    What program are you using?
  3. calus

    calus Guppy

    I was entering as IP/URL and I am using MS SQL 2k .
  4. Yash

    Yash Bass

    Are you using Enterprise Manager?

    Please verify your connection settings such as username and password. If you are using a firewall or are behind a proxy server, try disabling them.
  5. Yash

    Yash Bass

  6. calus

    calus Guppy

    The username and password is ok, and I am using MS ISA server as my firewall/proxy server. May be that is the problem, but is there any solution for that ? I could not disable that because security issue.
  7. Yash

    Yash Bass

    Firstly, try connecting to your database from
    If you can't, let me know and I'll look into it. If you can, then there has to be some problem with your connection settings on your computer. Your firewall could be blocking your connection.

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