Sharpoint Windows 2008 SBC

Posted on 2011-10-12
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I'm getting a message from Best Practices that my SQL Transaction file for Sharpint is over 1 GB so I thought that I'd change to SIMPLE SQL but I can seen to login with SQL Management Studio.  What are my options?

TITLE: Connect to Server

Cannot connect to MUSTANG\MICROSOFT##SSEE.


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: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 - Error Locating Server/Instance Specified) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: -1)

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Question by:chasmx1
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    Expert Comment

    Can you log onto the sql server as the farm admin account?

    Author Comment

    no.  I can login to other instances on the same server but not MICROSOFT##SSEE.
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    Accepted Solution

    SSEE uses a local named pipes connection, so you can't connect to it through just the name/instance.  The actual name of it is \\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE.  The following two links will help:


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