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(XP Professional sp3) Cannot connect vs 2008 professional edition to remote sql server 2008 on hosti

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


I can  successfully connect Sql Server Management Studio 2008 express with remote sql server 2008 on hosting machine but when I try to add connection in vs 2008 professional edition by following the same procedure which i did in ssms to connect with remote sql 2008 I cannot connect, no dialog box appear in select a database list is empty but when i click test connection it says connection successful. However vs 2008 is  connected sucessfully on local sql 2008 express.

I would appreciate if some one could give useful suggestion.

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