SQL 2008 on Windows 7 Connecting to SQL 2000 Server (on SBS 2003 Premium)
Posted on 2012-03-15
I have two (2) new Windows 7 workstations that I need to install SQL 2008, which I have purchased with ten (10) CALs. They will be connecting to SQL Server 2000 on SBS 2003 Premium. Will this work?
Or do I need to upgrade the server to SQL Server 2008?
Currently, I have one (1) SBS 2003 Premium Server with SQL Server 2000 installed, six (6) Windows XP workstations with SQL 2000 installed on them and two (2) new Windows 7 workstations, that won't work SQL Server 2000. I would like to avoid upgrading the server if I can get away with it. However, if it's necessary I'll upgrade it.