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BOMM Install Error: The TCP/IP connection to the host has failed.

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I am trying to install BOMM on Windows XP. When I get to the "Configure Metadata Management Repository database" dialog box, I enter the required "Connection details" (i.e. Connection type, Machine Name, Port number, Database name, User name, and Password). When I click the "Next" button I receive the following error message:

The TCP/IP connection to the host has failed. Connection refused: connect

I can use the same information to log into the SQL Server 2005 database via "SQL Server Management Studio" application. I don't understand why BOMM cannot connect.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,


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either the machine name or port number is not correct

how are you entering the Machine name ? hostname or IP ? try with IP Address

don't give Server Instance Name along with the Machine Name, its not supported, the Server Instance is determined from the Port (service)

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