Azure SQL Connection String not working


I just added a new SQL database to my Azure account. For some reason the connection string provided isn't working.
What might cause this?

Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
What connection string you are setting. See this link how you can get the actual connection string -

once you get the connection string just change the line where you are setting the connection.
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
In Azure they provide a connection string as follows,1433;Initial Catalog=xxxxxx;Persist Security Info=False;User ID=xxxxx;Password=xxxxx;MultipleActiveResultSets=False;Encrypt=True;TrustServerCertificate=False;Connection Timeout=30;
ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
Do you connect from the same IP? Otherwise you need to set a firewall rule.

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
sample connection strings
test azure connnection stringsTest in visual studio
ste5anSenior DeveloperCommented:
And when you connect from SSMS, you need to set the database in the Options dialog of the Login window.
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Ste5an. Yes I am connecting from the same IP address
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks David. I got my connection string from a similar looking screen in Azure
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help
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