MSSQLSERVER_-2

Details

Product Name

SQL Server

Product Version

11.0

Product Build Number

11

Event ID

-2

Event Source

MSSQLSERVER

Component

SQLEngine

Symbolic Name

Message Text

Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: -2)

Explanation

The SQL Server client cannot connect to the server. This error could occur because the firewall on the server has refused the connection.

User Action

Make sure that you have configured the firewall on the server instance of SQL ServerĀ  to accept connections.

See Also

Reference

Network Protocols and Network Libraries

Concepts

Configure the Windows Firewall to Allow SQL Server Access

Configure a Windows Firewall for Database Engine Access

Configure Client Protocols

Configure Client Protocols

Enable or Disable a Server Network Protocol

Other Resources

Client Network Configuration