Setting Up a SQL Server Alias with SharePoint Server 2013

If we need to setup SQL server alias, Please follow the below steps.

  1. Run the 32-bit SQL tool.  Run the following application, “C:\windows\system32\cliconfg.exe”
  2. Select the tab “Alias” and click the button “Add”.
  3. Select “TCP/IP” and define your alias. Next, fill in the original server name of your database server and select the “Dynamically determine port” checkbox. After that click “OK”.
  4. Now you have defined your SQL alias name. Click “OK”.

Author: "Sharepoint Thoughts"

I’m a Microsoft Certified IT Professional with 5+ Years Experience on SharePoint Technologies. Worked extensively on “SharePoint 2007”, “SharePoint 2010”, “SharePoint 2013” & “SharePoint 2016” on Implementation, Configuration & Troubleshooting several Projects.

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