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We have two application servers that a configured quite similarly, however there is a discrepancy between them when they attempt to connect to a server name with a space appended to the end.

So, for exnmple, given the server name 'MySQLServer' (without quotes):

  • Machine 1 connects to MySQLServer with the names 'MySQLServer' and 'MyServer '

  • Machine 2 connects to MySQLServer with the name 'MySQLServer' but not 'MyServer '

Any thoughts anyone?

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Trim the space and go on. –  mailq Sep 29 '11 at 11:23
    
How are you connecting? –  GregD Sep 29 '11 at 11:54
    
@Maliq: Yes, that would fix it, however I'm wondering why its different on the two servers –  James Wiseman Sep 29 '11 at 12:02
    
@GregD: I'm connecting:Simply through the Query Analyser/Enterprise Manager tool login dialog –  James Wiseman Sep 29 '11 at 12:02

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Check the alias setup on each application server.

You should use the program named "Client network utility" into MSSQL group.

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Nothing indicative in here. Both are identical. –  James Wiseman Sep 29 '11 at 14:12
    
DNS settings? Check also c:\windir\system32\drivers\etc\hosts. –  lg. Sep 29 '11 at 15:48

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