SQL server Remote desktop connection throughing provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40

SQL server Remote desktop connection throughing provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40

am trying to connect to SQL server database from ASP.NET application and am getting below error

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)

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  • InteGenChinmaya Reply

    Check this Post

    http://blog.sqlauthority.com/2009/05/21/sql-server-fix-error-provider-named-pipes-provider-error-40-could-not-open-a-connection-to-sql-server-microsoft-sql-server-error/

    Jul 15, 2014
  • AnkurJ Reply

    Check this Post

    http://blog.sqlauthority.com/2009/05/21/sql-server-fix-error-provider-named-pipes-provider-error-40-could-not-open-a-connection-to-sql-server-microsoft-sql-server-error/

    Jul 15, 2014
    • InteGenChinmaya

      Thanks for the link..

      Jul 16, 2014

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