Specified connection invalid when installing SelectServer and connecting to the database.

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User has just installed SS 09.00.00.113 on a 64bit OS Windows 2008 SP 1.  Getting an error when she tries to configure the database. The specified connection is invalid. She let it create a new database when she installed SS.

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  • You can also get this if the database does not have TCP/IP enabled.

    Depending on what database version you have also check the database configuration.

    1. Started Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Configuration Manager.

    2. Under SQL Server 2005 Network Configuration > Protocols I enabled TCP/IP Protocal for the database instance.



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  • You can also get this if the database does not have TCP/IP enabled.

    Depending on what database version you have also check the database configuration.

    1. Started Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Configuration Manager.

    2. Under SQL Server 2005 Network Configuration > Protocols I enabled TCP/IP Protocal for the database instance.



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