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Error connecting from remote computer

Error connecting from remote computer

Error connecting from remote computer

(OP)
I am running asp.net app on my work pc and trying to conenect to sql server running on remote machine. Getting an error that remote machine may not allow remote connections when the application tries to connect to SQL Server 2005. I see that on remote machine SQL server is set to allow remote IP connections. Also the remote machine is not running firewall. What else could be causing this?

thanks

RE: Error connecting from remote computer

It could be a firewall between your and the remote server.

It could be the firewall on your workstation is blocking the outbound connection.

It could be that the SQL Browser isn't started on the server.

Denny
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MCTS (SQL 2005 / Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Configuration / Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007: Configuration)
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