Posted on 2010-08-15
My SQl Server and SQl server agent are not starting.When I execute sqlserver.exe from command prompt I am able to login to server.As soon as I close command prompt it throws error as given below.
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: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server