Enabling SQL Server Remote Connections

Published: 2010-07-28


Last Updated: 2017-11-30


Applies To




When attempting to open a Guard1 Plus SE component you receive the following error:



The Guard1 Plus SE version 4.x Error.log (in C:\Program Files\Guard1 Plus SEon the affected workstation(s)) or the Guard1 Plus SE version 5.x Event Log in Event Viewer shows one of the following errors:




Remote Connections are not enabled for SQL Server.  This typically occurs with SQL Server Express (where remote connections are disabled by default at installation). It is less common but still possible for full versions of SQL Server.