Configuring Remote Connections in IIS Manager

In IIS 7, IIS Manager makes it easy to perform remote administration. In addition to managing IIS 7 on the local computer, IIS Manager can manage remote servers, sites, and applications. The server administrator uses remote administration features to add IIS Manager user accounts and to allow those users to connect to any sites or applications for which…

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SQL Server 2008 R2 Express remotely

If you’re trying to connect to SQL Server 2008 Express remotely without enable remote connection first, you may see these error messages : “Cannot connect to SQL-Server-Instance-Name An error has occurred while establishing a connection to the server. When connecting to SQL Server 2005, this failure may be caused by the fact that under the…

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SQL Server 2008 Install Nightmare

SQL Server 2008 Install Nightmare It all started with an installation of Visual Studio 2008 SP1, which included SQL Server Express 2005.  From there I wished to install SQL Server 2008 Standard on the default port and upgrade SQL Server 2005 Express to SQL Server 2008 express.  Unfortunately, this proved to be a troublesome desire. …

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