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Solving Connectivity errors to SQL Server

What does this guide do?

Majority of connectivity issues to SQL server, can be solved by going through a simple checklist and a sequence of easy steps. This guided walk through aims at providing the same for various connection errors that connecting to SQL Server.

For a docs version of this article review Resolving connectivity errors to SQL Server 

Who is it for?

Anyone who is working with SQL Server and having connection issues.

How does it work?

Before you delve into troubleshooting specific connectivity errors, we recommend, though not mandatory, you gather the prerequisite items and run down a quick checklist. Though they may appear to take an extra few minutes of your time they can help get to the resolution sooner.

Estimated time of completion

Varies depending on your scenario, but may take anywhere from 15 min to 2 hours.

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