I'm a forty-something Microsoft SQL Server DBA of 12+ years, a devoted husband, and a father of two young boys (with another coming soon!). I have been a DBA at a university, at a major bank, at a healthcare system, and I now work as a consultant with customers across the United States.
Archives: July 2013
I ran into this with a client last night when trying to restore their SQL Server data warehouse database from TSM.
We went through several iterations of the restore failing without any meaningful error other than a cryptic “TCP/IP Connection Refused” even though we could ping and telnet from the…