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[DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (Connect()).]SQL Server does not exit or access denied..

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  • HI am using sql server200 .. when am connect from client machines this error is coming "

    [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (Connect()).]SQL Server does not exit or access denied  please give a solution...

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    Tuesday, April 12, 2011 6:59 AM

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  • Hi BHARATH,

     

    The error message "[DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (Connect()).]SQL Server does not exist or access denied" is very common and there are many reasons causing this issue.

     

    For detailed information about "Potential causes of the "SQL Server does not exist or access denied" error message", please refer to the link below: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328306/en-us

    In addition, if you receive the message when you try to connect to a SQL Server named instance in a cluster by using TCP/IP sockets, please refer to the link http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888228/en-us

     

    If those links could not help to solve your issue, please post the detailed error message to us for further troubleshooting.

     

    Best Regards,

    Joyce Zhong


    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
    Friday, April 15, 2011 7:02 AM

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  • Hello,

    Which exact error message & error number do you get? Which tool/application are you using? Which authetification mode are you using and do the login have access rights? How do your connection string look like? Can you connect with Query Analyser / Enterprise Manager?


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    Tuesday, April 12, 2011 7:14 AM
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  • Hi BHARATH,

     

    The error message "[DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (Connect()).]SQL Server does not exist or access denied" is very common and there are many reasons causing this issue.

     

    For detailed information about "Potential causes of the "SQL Server does not exist or access denied" error message", please refer to the link below: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328306/en-us

    In addition, if you receive the message when you try to connect to a SQL Server named instance in a cluster by using TCP/IP sockets, please refer to the link http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888228/en-us

     

    If those links could not help to solve your issue, please post the detailed error message to us for further troubleshooting.

     

    Best Regards,

    Joyce Zhong


    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
    Friday, April 15, 2011 7:02 AM