Connecting to ESC via IP Address

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Before we begin

[DBNETLIB] [ConnectionOpen (Connect()).] SQL Server does not exist or access denied.

  • To resolve the issue we will need to be on the Server Computer to begin, we will then go to the workstation(s) affected.

 

 

Step-by-step

 

1. Press the Windows Key + R to bring up the Run window.

 

2. Type in CMD and hit Ok .

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3. In CMD window that appeared type in IPConfig, and hit enter.

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4. Scroll to the IPv4 address, and write it down.

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5. Return to the workstation having issues. Restart ESC on that computer, and don't sign in, click Cancel.

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6. In ESC click on File in the top left corner and select Open Company .

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7. In the Server Name field enter the IP Address you wrote down in step #4 with \ESC at the end of it.

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8. Use the Database drop down to select your company file.

Database_select.png

 

9. Type in your Username and Password and click OK.

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