[freetds] There was a problem connecting to the server onFreeTDS.64

Lowden, James K james.k.lowden at alliancebernstein.com
Thu Aug 3 12:54:07 EDT 2006


> From: Matt Kurtis
> Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2006 11:44 AM
> 
> I looked at the logs, and it says that the connection is refused.
> I can ping the windows box, but I can't telnet into it.  This means
> that SQL Server isn't looking for incoming requests right?  

Correct, assuming no intervening firewall.  At least, it's not listening
on the port you tried.  

> How do
> I set it up to do that?  I have the MSDE 2000 and SQL Administrator
> Enterprise.

I'm pretty sure MSDE doesn't listen to the network by default; you have
to enable it.  Last time I looked, the docs were pretty clear on how to
do that.  

--jkl

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