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I have sql server express 2012 installed on windows 2008, locally everything works just fine i can connect via tcpip and named pipes. Remotely i can connect with ssms only using named pipes. By remote i mean within the same LAN, they are plugged into the same switch.

I have tried disabling the firewall on both sides to eliminate blocking traffic. i have toggled the tcpip setting on and off (i read somewhere that they got it working just but flipping them off and back on). I have double/triple checked all the settings that i'm aware of and everything seems to be correct.

  • Tcp is enabled
  • Tcp port is set to 1433, udp port is set to 1434
  • Server has static ip
  • Start up log says: Server is listening on [ 'any' 1433].
  • Firewall rules are in place

Any suggestions on things that i can look into? i have really just run out of ideas.

EDIT: I used to have a copy of sql server 2008 installed on this box before i switched over to 2012. I uninstalled 2008 and then installed 2012 express; not sure if this changes anything but its another part of the puzzle.

EDIT #2: Here is the error message that i from a .net application that is trying to connect remotely.

A connection was successfully established with the server, but then an error occurred during the pre-login handshake. (provider: SSL Provider, error: 0 - The wait operation timed out.)]

EDIT #3: it looks like this is something that breaks when you install visual studio 11 or more likely .net 4.5, at least for some people; which i just did as well. Connection error after installing VS 11 And some more details

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Might look at this question: stackoverflow.com/questions/11278114/… –  Shawn Melton Sep 23 '12 at 4:13
    
@ShawnMelton thanks, i found this and went over it as well, but i still tried it again just now with no luck. –  YetAnotherDeveloper Sep 23 '12 at 5:05
    
Have a look at this answer: stackoverflow.com/a/11853321 –  Jon Seigel Sep 24 '12 at 16:53
    
When you say "remote"... how remote is "remote"? Is the box at a services provider like RackSpace? It is over a WAN link? Or by remote do you just mean from your PC to a server on the LAN? –  Mark Sep 27 '12 at 13:38
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Any hope of getting a quick summary of your solution? Answering your own question and closing it will help others. –  Mark Oct 18 '12 at 17:13

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Check the TCP IP setting properties in COnfiguration Manager, the IPAll should set the dynamic to be empty and static to 1433.

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What is the "IPAII?" –  Warren P May 15 '13 at 16:42

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