Wrox Programmer Forums
Go Back   Wrox Programmer Forums > SQL Server > SQL Server 2000 > SQL Server 2000
|
SQL Server 2000 General discussion of Microsoft SQL Server -- for topics that don't fit in one of the more specific SQL Server forums. version 2000 only. There's a new forum for SQL Server 2005.
Welcome to the p2p.wrox.com Forums.

You are currently viewing the SQL Server 2000 section of the Wrox Programmer to Programmer discussions. This is a community of software programmers and website developers including Wrox book authors and readers. New member registration was closed in 2019. New posts were shut off and the site was archived into this static format as of October 1, 2020. If you require technical support for a Wrox book please contact http://hub.wiley.com
 
Old July 8th, 2005, 04:16 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Enterprise Manager/SQL Connection Problem

I'm having a bizarre problem that has only crept up today.

Although I've been connecting to the same server for months without incident, starting this morning I cannot connect to MS SQL Server via Enterprise Manager. It just happened "out of the blue"; no settings were changed or tampered with. I did install Adobe Creative Suite CS2 yesterday afternoon, but I was able to connect to the SQL server successfully for about a half hour before the problems started. No other software has been installed other than that.

Whenever I attempt to connect, Enterprise Manager freezes up for about 30-45 seconds and then responds with this message:

A connection could not be established to XXXX
Reason: SQLServer does not exist or access denied
ConnectionOpen (Connect())..
Please verify SQL Server is running and check your SQL Server registration properties (by right-clicking on the
XXXX node) and try again.

I know SQL Server is running, because the web apps that uses it works fine.

I've tried to connect via Enterprise Manager from other PCs at my work, and they are able to connect fine with the same exact settings.

I've since uninstalled and re-installed Enterprise Manager twice, deleted and re-inserted the server settings, all to no avail.:(

Has anybody heard of any similar incidents? Could it be an IP blockage of some sort?

 
Old July 14th, 2005, 02:22 PM
Friend of Wrox
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 428
Thanks: 57
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Have you applied Active Directory recently on your network? We did and started experiencing similar problems. As I understand it, some servers outside of our local domain could no longer be referenced without using a fully qualified machine name.





Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Porting SQL Enterprise Manager Tree Settings plusultra SQL Server 2000 1 June 26th, 2006 04:41 AM
Enterprise Manager vs SQL Management Studio Gert SQL Server 2005 5 April 26th, 2006 01:47 PM
SQL enterprise manager doesn't see mapped drive Cinderella SQL Server 2000 9 June 20th, 2005 11:49 AM
SQL Server using Enterprise Manager - winproxy whiterainbow SQL Server 2000 0 December 8th, 2004 02:36 AM
Enterprise Manager Jan_Ma SQL Server ASP 1 October 17th, 2003 08:45 AM





Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright (c) 2020 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.