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This article addresses the error Unable to connect to SQLServer database, the TCP/IP connection to the host has failed.
When attempting to start the OptimalTrace Server, we receive the error:
Unable to connect to SQLServer database.
Please ensure that the database settings are correct.
The TCP/IP connection to the host has failed.
java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused: connect
How do we resolve this issue?
With the SQL 2005 installation, the protocol
TCP/IP is disabled by default. To resolve this issue: