SQL Server Network Configuration

Network Configuration Help


Use this dialog box to view or specify NWLink IPX/SPX configurations.


Default service name

Specify the default Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 or Windows® 2000 computer name under which an instance of Microsoft SQL Server™ runs. This information is stored in the bindery of the server.

Default port

Specify the default NWLink IPX/SPX port that the server should listen on when accepting connections from NWLink IPX/SPX clients. The default is 33854.

Hide server

Select to hide the instance of SQL Server. When you hide the instance of SQL Server, the responses to broadcasts from clients attempting to enumerate those instances of SQL Server present on the network are disabled.

See Also

How to edit a server network library configuration (Network Utility)

How to load an installed server network library (Network Utility)