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Intermittent telnet connection issues on 1433

I have several windows server boxes running on the same subnet at a co-lo. I have a few sql servers instances running and some of the machines can talk to it just fine, but at least two of my web ...
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Unable to connect to SQL Server over Azure Point-to-site VPN

I'm having trouble connecting to SQL servers over an Azure point-to-site VPN. SQL Standard is running on an Azure VM which is part of an Azure point-to-site VPN. It is a named instance. SQL Express ...
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SQL 2008 R2 Named Instance Client Connectivity Issues?

We're upgrading our software from using SQL 2000 to 2008 R2. Our customers will be installing an update which uninstalls 2000 and installs 2008 R2 under the same instance. So if no instance existed, ...
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Error Connection to SQL Server using [HOSTNAME]\instance or [FQDN]\Instance, [IP]\instance working

This one's kind of weird, at least to me. I've got MSSQL server 2k5 (STD) installed on Server 2k3 R2 SP2 (on account of some legacy software that doesn't yet support x64 or Server 2008), using ...
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Are there any other causes of this error that are NOT related to initial setup?

I'm trying to diagnose an issue at a customer site. They are receiving the following error: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server ...
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Why do only 2 apps on 1 PC fail to connect to my SQL Server? All else will connect

There are numerous relevant details here, so read carefully. I'm helping a video rental store switch to a new POS (cash register) software. Their previous software came pre-installed on 3 Windows 7 ...
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Can't connect to SQL server

I have SQL 2008 server installed on the local machine with the instance name "SQL2008". I'm trying to connect to it using Management Studio. I can connect with the sa authentication but am unable to ...
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Losing SQL connections

sql servr 2005 - Standard; one dedicated sql server (VM); windows server 2003; Small databases; About once a week we lose all sql connections. It seems to fix itself after about 5-10 minutes. ...