Last post May 25, 2015 08:31 AM by Rion Williams
May 25, 2015 05:28 AM|mike4u|LINK
A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (.Net SqlClient Data Provider)
I am getting above error in sql server 2012 management studio.
first time when i connect it connects easily without any problem. but wen
i tried 2nd time ...i am getting above error.
kindly suggest what to do???
May 25, 2015 08:31 AM|Rion Williams|LINK
There are a few things that can cause this issue.
Have you tried
reading through Pinal Dave's blog post on this issue? He covers quite a few different steps that you can take to troubleshoot and possibly fix the problem.