SQL Express Configuration Manager – TCP/IP Properties

SQL Express Configuration Manager – TCP/IP Properties

1. Open SQL Server Configuration Manager.

2. Select Protocols for SQLEXPRESS

3. Right Click TCP/IP

4. Select Properties



1.  Select: Protocol Tab

2. Set ‘Enabled’ to Yes

3. Select IP Addresses Tab


1. Set: ‘Active’ to Yes for both your internal address and the address
2. Set: ‘Enabled’ to Yes
3. Set: ‘TCP Port’ to 1433
4. Click Apply or go directly to 5.
5. Click Ok

6.  Click "OK" on the popup warning "Any changes made will be saved; however, they will not take effect until the service is stopped and restarted.


Restart the SQL Services in the main configuration page under SQL Server Services.


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