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i have a mssql server 2008 installed server. I want to connect only from my home pc (static ip) no one can connect with their machines.

i have done to allow only my ip to connect the ftp but i cant find the way to connect with my static ip to mssql server 2008

how can i do it? is it a firewall setting or is it a setting from sql server 2008?

i will be very appriciated if someone can help

thanks

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you can use IPSEC on windows machine ( the server ) to limit the connection it allows ( including specific ports ).

Check this out, it might help you Restrict IP Address to prevent invalid login attack to SQL Server.

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