It's actually much easier than that: simply make a new registration for (local)\NetSDK Ed Courtenay http://www.edcourtenay.co.uk "We've all heard that a million monkeys on a million keyboards would eventually come up with the entire works of Shakespeare - thanks to the Internet, we now know this isn't true...." ----- Original Message ----- From: <Rory.Plaire at wahchang.com> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 5:36 PM Subject: RE: [thelist] MSDE management contd > | Although I can > | see the server running in Server Manager as localhost\NetSDK, > | I'm unable to > | connect to it through Enterprise manager. > > Do you mean the Windows Server Manager? So, then, NetSDK would be your > NetBIOS name? > > | It just says that > | the server > | doesn't exist. I'm running both on the same machine, so it > | shouldn't be a > | problem with remote management (I guess). Does anyone have any ideas? > > Can you make a new SQL Server Registration with the IP address, i.e. > 127.0.0.1? > > <rory disposition="curious" alt="8}"/> > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !