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  • Hello everyone Smile

    In lan on machine SQL MSDE is installed .... I am trying to connect to that server using ODBC from a computer on which sql server is not installed .... I am getting error message server doesn't exists or access denied ... although server is there and running and username and password is also correct .....

    Thanks in advance
    Nishu
    Wednesday, August 27, 2008 2:32 AM

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  • The first thing I look for when the "doesn't exist..." appears is name resolution. Double check the name of the server and the name of the instance to make sure you don't have a typo. Also try connecting using the server's ip address rather than its name to see if it's a name resolution issue.

    HTH...

    Joe

    Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:26 AM
  • Also, can you cannot from other machines?
    Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:27 AM