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Database connectivity problem (sql server 2005)

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I want to connect my database using my windows application. My database is on the server and i my connection string is something like that Data Source=;User ID=myUserID;pwd=MyPwd;Initial Catalog=MyDatabase When i  try to connect in my local network using this connection string this work fine Data Source=MyServerName;User ID=myUserID;pwd=MyPwd;Initial Catalog=MyDatabase These are my server setting Go to "SQL server 2005 Surface Area Configuration" Surface Area Configuration for Services and Connections In Configure Surface Area for localhost (chnage computer) 1)Click (chnage computer) 2)Then Select Computer Window open, Now checked the local computer -> OK View By Instance: 1)Database Engine -> Service Start 2)Database Engine -> Remote Connections -> Local and remote connections -> Using both TCP/IP and named pipes 3)SQL server Browser - > Service Start Apply - OK View By Component: 1)Database Engine -> Service Start 2)Database Engine -> Remote Connections -> Local and remote connections -> Using both TCP/IP and named pipes 3)SQL server Browser - > Service Start Apply - OK Now In SQL server Configuration Manager. Shared Memory   : Enabled TCP/IP   : Enabled Named Pipes : Enabled VIA  : Disabled Select Client Protocols in the left side. In the TCP/IP Properties these are my

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