“The system cannot find the file specified”

A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. text

Generally issues like this are related to any of the following need to be looked at:

  • firewall settings from the web server to the database server
  • connection string errors
  • enable the appropriate protocol pipes/ tcp-ip

Try connecting to sql server with sql management server on the system that sql server is installed on and work from there. Pay attention to information in the errorlogs.

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