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Installing SQL Server on Windows? Don’t forget these two useful switches

A few days ago on Twitter I wrote: Couldn’t connect to new SQL Server install because I forgot to enable TCP/IP. I’m the lead author for a Microsoft Press book about SQL Server administration. Aside from demonstrating that checklists are helpful, it did raise an interesting point about why this isn’t a configurable option in
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Configuration Manager Shortcut on Windows 10 and Server 2016

This is more for my own reference than anything. On newer versions of Windows desktop and Windows Server, we may find that the shortcut to SQL Server Configuration Manager is missing. According to this MSDN article, the reason for this change is that Configuration Manager is a Management Console snap-in: Because SQL Server Configuration Manager
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