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How do you know the SQL Server name?

Posted on 2014-03-11
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I just installed SQL 2012 Management express on a new 2012 R2 server and when it ask for the server name.  I tried the name server, I tried local, I tried browsing.

How do I find the name
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Look under services in administrative tools, the service name will be SQL Server (My Express Instance Name).  To connect it would be windows server name\my express instance name.
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by:J.R. Sitman
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They is not a single SQL service.  Maybe I should have installed SQL 2012 and then Management express?
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Yeah sounds like you have installed SQL Server Management Studio but not actually installed an instance of the SQL Server Database engine.
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Thanks.  It's working
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