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Cannot Open the Server from SSMS RRS feed

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  • Good Morning,

    I am following the below link to migrate TFS from one server to a different server on the same domain.

    https://www.netwoven.com/2018/02/13/various-options-to-migrate-your-tfs-server/

    On the new VM i installed SSMS from the following link and restarted the machine

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/ssms/download-sql-server-management-studio-ssms?view=sql-server-ver15

    After Installing when i opened SSMS and entered the ServerName i am getting the below error. Where did i miss?

    Please need help

    TITLE: Connect to Server
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    Cannot connect to sql_vtfs

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    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 2)

    For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=2&LinkId=20476

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    The system cannot find the file specified

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    BUTTONS:

    OK
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    Monday, November 25, 2019 3:10 PM

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