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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2004

    Unanswered: connecting to SQL DB through a firewall

    Hi there!

    I'm a bit new to all this, so please bear with me!

    I've got a webserver in our DMZ and I'm trying to create an ODBC connection from that server to a db server within our firewall. When I try and connect, the following message appears:

    Connection failed:
    SQLState: '01000'
    SQL Server Error: 10060
    [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][TCP/IP Sockets]ConnectionOpen (Connect()),
    Connection failed:
    SQL State: '08001'
    SQL Server Error: 17
    [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][TCP/IP Sockets]SQL Server does not exist or access denied

    I'm at a bit of a loss as to what's going on, as we have an application on the webserver that connects to another SQL DB server within our firewall with no problem!

    OS - win2000 standard server sp4

    db server:
    OS - WinNT 4.0
    SQL - 7.0

    If anyone can help, it would be much appreciated!!



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    San Antonio, TX
    I'd recommend (so does MS) to have a VPN tunnel for intrasver communications, especially if they are on opposite sides of the firewall.
    "The data in a record depends on the Key to the record, the Whole Key, and
    nothing but the Key, so help me Codd."

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