Solved

SQL accessible over the web

Posted on 2001-08-11
7
173 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
How can I make SQL database accessible over the web on a web server? I have SQL loaded on a win2000 server edition server but can't seem to access from other pc's for development.

Rudy
0
Comment
Question by:rudythebrownbeauty
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:aavictor
ID: 6378718
A. What's your purpose?
1. read-only
2. read/write
3. dba role

B. Is server on the internet and in front/ behind the firewall?

C. Do you use browser or Enterprise Manager?
   If you use Enterprise Manager, all the setup is very
   easy. Use IP and port ID in Server/Client Network
   Utilities to set up the Server/Client Connections.

D. User/ security setup
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:DanRollins
ID: 6378729
When you set up the client ODBC, set the 'Server' setting  to the IP of the server.  Then on the next page, click the [Client Configuration] button and set Network libraries to TCP/IP and set  "Computer name" to the same IP and leave the port number at 1433

You may also need to set the Server to accept connections on that port.  I just tried it using 127.0.0.1 but I don't have a public server available for a real test or to tell you how to configure the security.

-- Dan
0
 

Author Comment

by:rudythebrownbeauty
ID: 6381086
AAVictor

A.     read/write and dba role
B.     I do not know the fire question. I am running over a Cayman router with 5 static DSL IP lines. To do this I believe firewall was disabled.
C.     Using Enterprise Manger for development and Browser for web page read/write
D.     Security setup up as far as logins good.

I can run Query Analyzer from PC?s that are next to the win 2000 server with SQL and get in no problem, but fellow programs cannot access from without. Still confused on how to set up Server/Client Network Utilities? where is that?

Rudy
0
Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

 

Author Comment

by:rudythebrownbeauty
ID: 6381099
DanRollins

Do I do what you suggest in the win2000 server that is housing SQL or in the PC trying to access the server with SQL?
0
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
DanRollins earned 100 total points
ID: 6382708
well, when I said to do it on the client ODBC, I meant to do it on the PC which is trying to access the server with SQL.  Sorry if I was unclear.

-- Dan

0
 

Author Comment

by:rudythebrownbeauty
ID: 6382975
Thank you Dan Rollins, you have seriously helped a fledgling novice! Data Sources (DBOC), System DNS, Microsoft SQL Server DSN Configuration and on second page Client Configuration! You?re the Man Dan!!! Thank You!!!
0
 

Author Comment

by:rudythebrownbeauty
ID: 6382981
Thank you Dan Rollins, you have seriously helped a fledgling novice! Data Sources (DBOC), System DNS, Microsoft SQL Server DSN Configuration and on second page Client Configuration! You're the Man Dan!!! Thank You!!!
0

Featured Post

Simplifying Server Workload Migrations

This use case outlines the migration challenges that organizations face and how the Acronis AnyData Engine supports physical-to-physical (P2P), physical-to-virtual (P2V), virtual to physical (V2P), and cross-virtual (V2V) migration scenarios to address these challenges.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The Delta outage: 650 cancelled flights, more than 1200 delayed flights, thousands of frustrated customers, tens of millions of dollars in damages – plus untold reputational damage to one of the world’s most trusted airlines. All due to a catastroph…
For both online and offline retail, the cross-channel business is the most recent pattern in the B2C trade space.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
Viewers will learn how to use the SELECT statement in SQL and will be exposed to the many uses the SELECT statement has.

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question