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I got an answer back from the hosting company that hosts our VPS and, lo' and behold, they block port 1433. They gave me a different port to use and all is well! Thanks to everyone who commented. Not sure why dynamic ports did not work when I tried it, but it may be that SQL Browser could not get through the firewall either on UDP port 1434 to do its job ...

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