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I've been a user of MySQL and have used the tools that come with it to more easily connect to it and work with it... I recently bought some service through Gate.com and it comes with MS SQL Server. How do I connect to it... is there a client I can use? I downloaded the MS SQL Server Management Studio Express software but I can't connect with it.
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by:tigin44
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do you connect to  the server with a sql account or domain account? can you ping the server?
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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You have to contact the support persons in gate.com, some of the providers will allow the users to connect to the sql server only thru some " remote admin" consoles
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It was just the hostname. They gave me the wrong one! I was able to connect with the sql server management studio express.
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