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Configuring SQL Server Express 2005 for Remote Access when SQL Server does not allow remote connections
Errors connecting to SQL Server Express 2005
Are you getting errors connecting to SQL Server Express 2005 via remote client software and yet have no problem connecting to it on the local machine?
Some of the errors you might be seeing are:
If yes, then read on, because SQL Server Express 2005 is not automatically configured for remote access during installation. It can be enabled however, so the problems you are having are more of a "feature" than a bug.
Why this page? Well, we too ran into this problem - just as you have now. In recognition of all of the kind help we received from the Internet newsgroups we thought it might be useful to collect the information here so as to provide assistance to others in the same position. If you have any suggestions for updates to this page please let us know.
Here's a quick summary of the actions you need to take. The first three actions have a separate page which provides more details and some screen shots of the procedure.
Client software for testing remote connectivity to SQL Server Express 2005
Need some software to test out remote connectivity to SQL Server Express 2005? Probably there are lots of ways. Here are four to try out:
Other resourcesSQL Server 2005 Surface Configuration Tool article by Mike Gunderloy.
Sam Gentiles Blog
Some background on the SQL Server Browser