Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions)


Attribute Value
Product Name SQL Server
Event ID 233
Component SQLEngine
Symbolic Name
Message Text A connection was successfully established with the server, but then an error occurred during the login process. (provider: Shared Memory Provider, error: 0 - No process is on the other end of the pipe.) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 233)


The SQL Server client cannot connect to the server. This error could occur because the server is not configured to accept remote connections.

User Action

Use the SQL Server Configuration Manager tool to allow SQL Server to accept remote connections.

See Also

Network Protocols and Network Libraries
Client Network Configuration
Configure Client Protocols
Enable or Disable a Server Network Protocol