an error when i want to conect to sql

hamidreza ganji 1 Reputation point

I installed the 2019 version of SQL Server and then I installed the version 18.12.1of SQL Management studio. I installed all the SQL services and set them to run, but when I try to connect to the server in ssms, it gives me this error:
TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio ------------------------------ Error connecting to '(local)'. ------------------------------ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Failed to retrieve data for this request. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc) For help, click: ------------------------------ An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo) ------------------------------ A severe error occurred on the current command. The results, if any, should be discarded. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 0) For help, click: ------------------------------ BUTTONS: OK ------------------------------

are there any one that solve this problem?

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  1. CathyJi-MSFT 21,116 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @hamidreza ganji ,

    Did you choose the correct SQL server instance name in step 3? Please follow below steps from screenshot.

    If the issue still existed, please follow below steps to troubleshot this issue,

    1. Make sure SQL Server Service is running
    2. If a named instance, make sure SQL Server browser service is running. Make sure the instance name is spelled correct and there is actually such an instance on your target machine.
    3. Make sure SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections
    4. Examine the SQL Server error log for messages confirming that SQL is listening on the expected network interfaces and ports
    5. Test server connectivity with PING from the client machine
    6. Test port connectivity using TELNET to the server and port (from step 4) from the client machine. For example
      TELNET <server-name> 1433
    7. Check firewall settings if step 5 or 6 connectivity test fails

    If you have some confuse about the steps, please refer to Resolving could not open a connection to SQL Server errors or Troubleshoot connecting to the SQL Server Database Engine to get more information.

    If it is still not work, please share us the related error message from SQL server error log.

    If the answer is helpful, please click "Accept Answer" and kindly upvote it. If you have extra questions about this answer, please click "Comment".

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  2. Olaf Helper 39,026 Reputation points

    Error connecting to '(local)'

    How did you get up with "(local)" as server name; that don't work? Use the machine name instead.

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  3. hamidreza ganji 1 Reputation point

    I test this but same result.

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