[freetds] unable to connect to an instance of SQL server 2005

Tim Uckun timuckun at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 08:32:58 EDT 2009

> Something I remembered after sending my earlier reply was to
> make sure 'Allow Remote Connections to this Server' is checked
> in SQL Server Man Stud => Server Properties => Connections ...

It's set properly.

This is maddening.  The GUI clearly says it's supposed to be listening
on 1433 but it's not.

I just did a fresh install of SQL server on my virtual machine and it
behaves the same. I can't telnet to 1433 even though TCP is enabled
and set at 1433.

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