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Posted Friday, March 29, 2013 7:05 AM



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you are very, very sparse on the details.

is there more than one instance of SQL on the machine, and that is why you changed the port number?

why did you change the port number anyway?

SQL browser , if it is running, will direct connections if they try to connect to say, MyMachine\SQL2012 to the right port, and usually that is the dynamic port, becasue a different, default instance is listening on 1433. If that is the only instance, then change the port number back.


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Posted Friday, March 29, 2013 7:20 AM
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i am able to connect with instancename with port number but i need to connect without mention the port number.

Then what is the name of the instance that you are trying to connect to??
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Posted Friday, March 29, 2013 10:35 AM


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Please restart browser service and then check.
Note: Assuming here is no new security/firewal rules applied between client and server.
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