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SQL Server 2008 R2 Connectivity

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I'm trying to use a tool called SwisSQL to convert Microsoft SQL Server SQL to PostgreSQL.  SwisSQL is asking for the Hostname, User Name, Password, and Database name for the 'Source'; however, when I click "Refresh" on database names, I continually get the following error:

  Unable to fetch the DB names: Network error IOException: Connection timed out: connect

If I actually enter a database name (such as SQLEXPRESS - I *think* that's the name since the SQL*Server Configuration Manager lists "SQL Server (SQLEXPRESS)"), I get a message "Connecting to Source Database..." and I eventually get the following error:

     Driver Configuration Failure !

     java.sql.SQLException: Network error IOException: Connection timed out: connect


I then tried to go into Control Panel->Data Sources (ODBC) and tried to add a User DSN and/or System DSN; however, it won't authenticate there either and I get the following error with Windows authentication:

   Connection failed:
SQLState: '01000'
SQL Server Error: 53
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]ConnectionOpen
Connection failed:
SQLState: '08001'
SQL Server Error: 17
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]SQL Se

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