Tip: SQL Express Configuration Issue

SQL Express Configuration Issue

You can manually configure SQL Express and the Windows Firewall to allow remote access. Use the following steps to enable remote access to SQL Express:

  1. Open the SQL Server Configuration Manager by clicking Start, All Programs, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Configuration Tools, SQL Server Configuration Manager.
  2. In the left pane of the SQL Server Configuration Manger, expand the node for SQL Server 2005 Network Configuration and select Protocols for SQLEXPRESS.
  3. In the right pane, right-click Named Pipes and choose Enable.
  4. Right-click TCIP/IP and choose Enable.
  5. In the left pane, select SQL Server 2005 Services.
  6. In the right pane, right-click SQL Server Browser and choose Properties.
  7. Click the Services tab in the Properties dialog box.
  8. On the Services page, set the Start Mode property to Automatic and click OK.
  9. Right-click SQL Server Browser and choose Start.
  10. Right-click SQL Server (SQLEXPRESS) and choose Restart.

Use the following steps to configure the Windows Firewall:

  1. Open the Windows Firewall dialog box and click the Exceptions tab.
  2. Click Add Program and Browse to find sqlbrowser.exe and click OK.
  3. Click Add Program and Browse to find sqlservr.exe. Click OK.
  4. Click Add Port and enter "SQL Service" for Name, 1433 for Port number, and select the TCP radio button.
  5. Click OK on the Windows Firewall dialog.


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