Connect SQL Server using SQL Server

Last modified: March 26, 2020
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Before you attempt to connect, make sure you have created a database in your hosting account. To connect to your SQL database using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS),

follow the steps listed below:
  1. Firstly, Open SQL Server Management Studio, the Connect to Server window will open. Select/enter the following:
    • Server Type: Database Engine
    • Server Name: [The SQL server name can be found in the Welcome message]
    • Authentication: SQL Server Authentication
    • Login: [Enter your database username, this is the username you chose when you created your database]
    • Password: [Enter your database password, this is the password you chose when you created your database]

2. Secondly, Click Connect and you will be connected to the SQL server.

3. Thirdly, click the plus (+) sign next to Databases to expand the view, and then click the plus (+) sign next to your username to view the objects in your account.

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To view the objects in your account


4. Next, please visit the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio for more information.

5. Tutorials on SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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