I'm really having a frustrasting issue with trying to connect to a MSDE 2000 server remotely because I thought I had it but i don't. I've tested my connection through UDL and the test is successful, but outside machines say they cannot connect to my database. I went into the SQL Server Network Utility and enabled TCP\IP still nothing. On the local machine that houses the server, if I change the computer name to the ip address in UDL the connection works, but still outside computers cannot connect to the server. What am I not doing correctly? Anyone please help!