I can't connect to Microsoft SQL Server

Bella Hamilton 1 Reputation point


A connection was successfully established with the server, but then an error occurred during the pre-login handshake. (provider: Shared Memory Provider, error: 0 - No process is on the other end of the pipe.) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 233)

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  1. Olaf Helper 42,921 Reputation points
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  2. Stratos Matzouranis 36 Reputation points

    Have you tried to connect via SQL login and not an Active Directory Account?

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  3. AmeliaGu-MSFT 13,971 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi BellaHamilton-5865,
    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A.
    What the authentication are you using?
    If you are using SQL Server login to connect to SQL Server, please login to the SQL server with windows authentication, then right-click the server name in the SSMS object Explorer-> Properties -> on the Security page, under Server authentication, please make sure to select “SQL Server and Windows Authentication Mode”.
    If you are using windows login, please go to SQL server configuration manager to ensure named pipes and TCP/IP is enabled. And turn off the firewall and antivirus software in the computer.
    Please also check the similar thread which might be helpful.

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