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cannot connect sql server

SQL ERROR SHOWING : TITLE: Connect to Server ------------------------------ Cannot connect to RDSERVER.(MY SERVER NAME) ------------------------------ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 2) For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=2&LinkId=20476 ------------------------------ BUTTONS: OK ------------------------------
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Have you checked in configuration manager that TCP is enabled? Also, If you are using a named instance is the browser service started?
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You must have permission to the remote server. Admin should provide the necessary permission to that server.
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