SQL Connection

SQL Express 2014 connection error
On the SQL server I can login using the credential ok. I'm on the VMware Horizon server where I get the below error message:
An error occurred while attempting to configure the database. Double check the database parameters and ensure that the database is not down, restarting, or otherwise unavailable.
I have disabled the windows firewall.
What else can I check?
James DanahayDirectorAsked:
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Darran BrownDBACommented:
Check if the database setup requires a SQL account or a Windows account and that it's not trying to pass a windows account in place of sql or vice versa.
Is SQL Express on a separate server to Horizon and can you connect ok remotely using management studio?  Check that TCP/IP is enabled in SQL Server configuration manager and that the port matches the port in the database setup if one is specified.

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DBAduck - Ben MillerPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
Also make sure that you allow remote connections. By default SQL Express only allows local connections so you have to change it if you want remote access.

exec sp_configure 'remote access', 1
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Also check if SQL Browser service is up and running.
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