Connecting Client RedBeam Application to Existing SQL Database

Application: General
Area: SQL Server
Issue: Attaching RedBeam Database to an Existing SQL Server
Generally Caused By: Customer wanting to use their existing SQL Server
Level of Complexity: Medium

Step 1

Install and launch the RedBeam application on a client machine.

Step 2

Upon launch, the application will ask “Will the data be stored on this machine”. Select No.

Step 3

You will be asked to enter the user ID (SA) and password for your SQL Server.

Step 4

Next click the Server tab.

Step 5

Select Use a SQL Server not installed by this application check box at the bottom of the screen.

Step 6

If your server does not not display, you may enter the server name or IP address if known, followed by the credentials for the ‘sa’ account.

Step 7

When done, click OK. The application will launch and you will be connected to your main server database. If connection is not successful, proceed to Step 16.

Step 8

Please contact RedBeam Technical Support by dialing 1-877-373-0390 and selecting option 2.