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Sql Server Connection problem

Posted on 2013-06-10
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Hi,

I have two pcs connected through router. Say PC1 is running windows xp.I have installed Sql server 2008 in PC1.

I have another PC2 which is running on windows 7. I have also installed Sql Server 2008 in PC2.

I want to access instance of Sql serverof PC1 from PC2 via management studio.

I am not able to get access fromPC2 to PC1. But i am able to doso fromPC1to PC2.

How can i access sql server from PC2 to PC1.

thanks
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Question by:ronipats
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by:Matt Bowler
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Ensure that TCP-IP is enabled for SQL Server.

Ensure that the login/security context that you are using to go from PC2 to PC1 has appropriate privileges on PC1.

BTW - what error are you getting?
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Paul S earned 500 total points
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if work group than local usernames and passwords must be the same. if on a domain setup the local admin group to have the correct domain group. turn off windows firewall.
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by:sameer2010
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Configure firewall to have the access
Turn ON SQL Server services
Configure domain ID to have access on both the machines
Enable TCP/IP
Check the application security log for SSMS to find out error while connecting the server
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by:Alpesh Patel
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