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Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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Error Installing SilverStripe on IIS 7.5 w/ MSSQL

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Community Member, 1 Post

10 November 2011 at 11:14am


"I couldn't find a database server on '(IP ADDRESS)':"

"[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified"

How do I get SS to see external database I am using the install.php to install silverstripe and I was able to get everything but the database working on iis 7.5

using module mssql


Community Member, 22 Posts

8 December 2011 at 5:17am

The first thing I would check is the SQL Server Network configuration. By default TCPIP connections are disabled. I assume it's 2.4.x not 3 you are installing?