SELECT top 10 * FROM OPENDATASOURCE( 'SQLOLEDB', 'Data Source=Server1;User ID=user1;Password=password').orders.dbo.folder
this statement returned error
OLE DB provider "SQLNCLI" for linked server "(null)" returned message "Login timeout expired".
OLE DB provider "SQLNCLI" for linked server "(null)" returned message "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 default settings SQL Server does not allow remote connections.".
Msg 2, Level 16, State 1, Line 0
Named Pipes Provider: Could not open a connection to SQL Server .
if i run the same statement against other database it works fine.