Database Hosting - Connect To A Microsoft SQL 2008 Database


Active SQL & Web services, see Add Hosted Services.


This article will demonstrate how to connect to a hosted SQL 2008 database user.


Direct access to the SQL server from the SQL Management Studio is not allowed to protect client servers from DDOS, script kiddies, and viruses. Instead a web-based alternative is used to access the database.


1. In a web browser navigate to the ITSolutionsNow database access page:


2. Enter the following information at the login prompt:

After the information is entered click Connect to access the database.


3. The aforementioned server address can be used in application strings, to view the server IP associated with an account follow the next few steps. First, in a web browser navigate to the ITSolutionsNow services control panel:


4. From the center of the screen above the series of icons, click on Cloud Hosted Services..


5. On the far right below the blue circle, click on View Space Summary.


6. The hosting summary information will be displayed in a list with links to their location within the page. Click the link that says SQL Server 2008, to view the SQL specific information



What Is Next?

Add Hosted Services

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