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Unable to open the specified server database

Posted on by Microsoft Employee

I have a new SL 7.0 setup on a WIndows 2008 Server using MS SQl Server 2008 database. I also have setyp a Blank and a Demo compnay.

When I launch SL Database Maintenance and search for database (Application - > Open Company - > Find Database); I get the following error:

"Unable to open the specified server database MyServername"

What am I doing wrong?


  • Ruben Juarez Profile Picture
    Ruben Juarez 175 on at
    Re: Unable to open the specified server database

    Probably the best place to start is to check the ServerName in the Domain table of the System database.  If it is not correct use the following statement to correct it: Update Domain set ServerName = 'MyServerName' where DatabaseName = 'MyDatabaseName'

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