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A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a RRS feed

  • Question

  • 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)
    Friday, September 26, 2014 6:16 AM

All replies

  • Hi Nisha,

    Please check whether your SQL services are running.

    Saad

    Friday, September 26, 2014 6:53 AM
  • hi,

     I am unable to access the CRM in IIS, I am getting  this above error.

    I restarted the SQLservices and  CRM services, Still I am getting  this error.

     any other approach???

    Friday, September 26, 2014 9:47 AM
  • Hi,

    Please try this.

    Saad

    Friday, September 26, 2014 10:01 AM
  • Try to ping sql server from crm server.

    Regards Faisal

    Friday, September 26, 2014 2:31 PM