error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance ...
Posted on 2009-07-14
I have setup Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition on a Windows 2003 SBS Server running ISA 2004. I get the following error message when I try to connect to the sql server remotely
A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: TCP Provider, error: 0 - A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond.)
I have enabled remote connections in the configuration of SQL to allow remote connections. I am guessing it has something to do with the ISA 2004 Server stopping the port. Do i need to create an access rule for SQL Server 2005 Express Edition to allow the sql port which I have made 4657. If so how do I do this