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Posted on 2011-09-23
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how can I check if ' remote connections' is enabled in sql 2008.. i ran a bcp command and getting this:
if it is not, then i want to enable it.
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SQLState = 08001, NativeError = 53
Error = [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0]Named Pipes Provider: Could no
t open a connection to SQL Server [53].
SQLState = 08001, NativeError = 53
Error = [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0]A network-related or instance-
specific error has occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. Serve
r is not found or not accessible. Check if instance name is correct and if SQL S
erver is configured to allow remote connections. For more information see SQL Se
rver Books Online.
SQLState = S1T00, NativeError = 0
Error = [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0]Login timeout expired
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Use surface area configuration utility:  Connections tab.


Use configuration manager utility: Network Configuation tab


Use Management Studio:  Server Properties: Connection Properties tab
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Screenshot of above utilities
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thanks - I did it from SSMS..

is it one of the options in http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189631.aspx ?
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