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Hi,
When I connect to server using a Local Machine server name. It is connected .
But I want to connect to server using a desired Instance name.
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Updated 28-Oct-13 20:08pm
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To connect to an instance (let's say it is called "MyInstance") just attach "\MyInstance" to the server name or IP

[server IP]\MyInstance
 
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You can create sql server login with name of your choice.
check the below link for the steps

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa337562.aspx[^]

and even you can do this using sql query also

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189751.aspx[^]

Hope it will help you.
 
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