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Error [08001][Qlik][SqlServer] Failed to locate Server/Instance Specified

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Error [08001][Qlik][SqlServer] Failed to locate Server/Instance Specified

Connecting to a Microsoft SQL Server fails with

An Error occurred Error [08001][Qlik][SqlServer] Failed to locate Server/Instance Specified. 

Verify connection settings and driver used. 

Example: Use MS SQL ODBC driver. See How To Connect MS SQL Server Using Native ODBC Driver for an example on how to correctly set up the connection. 

Verify that Port is set to 0 when creating a connection.

When connecting to a Named Instance, make sure to set the Port to 0 (zero) when creating the connection. This will utilize SQL Server Browser service  to redirect to the Named Instance.

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