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I know how to change the port number via SQL Server Configuration Manager, but is there any way to do so via the command-line or sqlcmd? Thanks.

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You can't change the port via sqlcmd and I've never found a command line option. You can, however, do it via WMI. Check out this blog entry to get you started if you're interested in going that route.

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