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Registering a new SQL 2000 server using Enterprise Manager

Goals and Symptoms


  • This article is a step-by-step description of how to register a new SQL server using Enterprise Manager.

Facts and Changes

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Causes and Fixes

1) Open Enterprise Manager

2) Expand Microsoft SQL Server > SQL Server Group

3) Right-click on ‘SQL Server Group’. Choose ‘New SQL Server Registration…”

4) The ‘Register SQL Server Wizard’ shows up. Click ‘Next’.

5) Under ‘Available Servers’, scroll down the list for the new server to connect to.

6) Write the new server name and append "\ION" or "\SMS3000" to the server name. For example, if the server name is ‘JANE12345’, write ‘JANE12345\ION’ under ‘Available servers’. This will create an ION or SMS instance of SQL 2000 on this new server

7) Click ‘Add’. The new SQL Server name should appear under ‘Added Servers’.

Click ‘Next’.

8) In ‘Select an Authentication Mode’, choose the SQL Server Authentication option (second option).

9) In ‘Select Connection Option’, choose to log in automatically using the SQL Server account information (first option). The default login name is ‘sa’ and the default password is "ION!Everywhere" for ION and "DBMaster".

10) Add the SQL server to an existing SQL Server group.

11) Click ‘Finish’ to complete the registration.

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