Connecting SQL Server Management Studio Express To a SQL Server in SQL Server

Q

How to connect SQL Server Management Studio Express to SQL Server 2005 Express in SQL Server?

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A

Once you have SQL Server 2005 Express installed and running on your local machine, you are ready to connect SQL Server Management Studio Express to the server:

Click Start > Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2005 > SQL Server Management Studio Express to launch SQL Server Management Studio Express.

The "Connect to Server" box shows up. The Server Name field has a default value of "LOCALHOST\SQLEXPRESS". So don't change it. Select "SQL Server Authentication" as the Authentication. Enter enter "sa" as the Login, and "FYIcenter" as the Password.
SQL Server 2005 Connect Window.

Click the Connect button, you should see the SQL Server Management Studio Express window comes up.

 

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