I have a server i did the following to.
1. dropped server instance name
2. added new instance name
3. rebooted server.
4. ran help server and got result shown below.
However when I open MStudio and try to connect to new server name "argus\attis" i get error message :
An error has occurred while establishing a connection to the server. When connecting to SQL Server 2005, this failure may be caused by the fact that under the default settings SQL Server does not allow remote connections. (provider: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 - Error Locating Server/Instance Specified) (.Net SqlClient Data Provider)"
I can connect via 'argus\argus' however.
What am I missing ?
Also, I did not get any error messages when i used dropserver and addserver to do the instance name change.
sp_helpserver select @@servername =
Name Network name status ID Collation
argus\attis argus\attis rpc,rpc out,use remote collation 0 NULL