Discussion in 'General DBA Questions' started by Yola, Dec 27, 2002.
... can't register SQL Server 7.0 placed on another workstation.
Say that 'Timeout expired'
Try with TCP/IP on both server and client protocols... it should connect.
If satya suggestions don't work, also verify that your workstation can PING the SQL Server by name. If it can't, then the name you are registering by might be wrong, or DNS is not working correctly, or the network is not working correctly, or you aren't using TCP/IP on both workstation and server.
Brad M. McGehee
You could also try setting an alias on the 7.0 server.
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