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Unable to connect to SQL server 2008 R2 over the network

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Server Config
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Server 2008 R2
SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL Server Configuration  Manager:
1) Protocols for MSSQLSERVER (TCP/IP Enabled)
2) IP10: IP Address 127.0.0.1, TCP PORT 1433
3) IP ALL: TCP PORT 1433

Firewall: MSSQL is listed 2 times:
1) Local: Any - 3306, Remote: 200.101.47.0/24
1) Local: Any - 1433, 1434, Remote: 200.101.47.0/24

ServerIP: svrParts-01 (Hostname), 192.168.1.5, 255.255.255.0, 192.168.1.1(Gateway), 192.168.1.2(DNS)

My System IP: systemo5 (Hostname),  192.168.1.34, 255.255.255.0, 192.168.1.1(Gateway), 192.168.1.2(DNS)

Hi,

I am trying to connect to a SQL Server 2008 R2 DB from my local system on the same network but not able to.  I can log into the SQL server using windows authentication or SQL Server Authentication (sa account ) no problem.  I

I tried to connect to my the server using SQL using a db connection in Visual studio but no luck:
Data source: Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Cliet)
Server Name: svrParts-01 or 192.168.1.5:1433
Use SQL Authetication: sa and password
connect to database: dbParts
Test Connection message: The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify instance name is correct and that SQL server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: SQL Network Interfaces, error 25 - Connection string is not valid).

or

An error has occurred while establishing a connection to the server when connecting to SQL server 2005, this failure may be caused by the fact that under default settings SQL server does not allow remote connection. ( provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 – could not open a connection to SQL server. )

Thanks in advance!
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Aaron Tomosky earned 500 total points
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The firewall looks odd. Turn off the firewall just to test. If that works, put the right ip addresses in there.
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by:cesemj
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You were right but how do I find which error is causing the problem,
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by:cesemj
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I'm sorry, how do  I find which rule is causing the error
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by:cesemj
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Thanks for your help, I found the location where to change the ip.  :)
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