Database Server : SQL 2000
Client : Windows 98 Machine

The database server is in the internet.

Using SQLREGIS.EXE supplied by Microsoft we have installed the Client Connectivity component in Win98 machine.

In win98 machine,Using the Client Network Utility , we have enabled the protocols in the following order

TCP / IP
Named pipes

When we attempt to create a database on the server from the Win98
Client machine using OSQL utility we get the following errror

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Named Pipes]SQL Server does not
exist or access denied.
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Named Pipes]ConnectionOpen
(Connect()).

Can anone help me in this regard ?

Matter is urgent.

Regards

seshadri