The following error appears at startup on the Setup dialog.
Configuration not saved:A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Shared Memory Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection
The software is unable to open a SQL connection due SQL server instance in a stopped state.
Troubleshooting Project Database Connection Problems