cannot find an existing configuration database located at the specified database server?

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Hi All,
while running product and technologies to create new moss search index server, and selecting option connect this farm to existing server form, then next, after filled server name, its showing error "cannot find an existing configuration database located at the specified database server. Please choose a different database server" even am providing correct sql server name. If provide the solution.

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Ravi babu.B
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Check if your login has access to that SQL Server. Also is there firewall enabled on SQL Server? SQL Server browser should be visible thru the firewall should be visible. Am assuiming this is an Intranet scenario.

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Hi mo1one,

Thanks for solution, and one more query is that can we create new configuration database to add new server to existing moss server. Plz advice the best.

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Ravi babu.B

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Issue is not resolved.

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