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, ...
If I turn off the firewall on Windows SBS 2011, I can connect to my SQL Server 2008 non-default instance by name (which I presume means it's using named pipes) without incident. After I turn it back ...
I can connect to a server via named pipes with sqlcmd but a vendor tool is getting Named Pipes Provider, error: 40
I have a windows service running on my workstation that is part of a vendor supplied tool that connects to a database. It will not startup the error I get 4 errors in the event log with the following ...