Knowledgebase: SQL Server
Connecting to our SQL Servers
Posted by Wolf on 30 September 2009 10:26 PM

Q. How can I connect to the SQL Servers with Management Studio?

A. We firewall the standard SQL port, so in order to connect you will require an exemption. Please submit your current IP address to us and we will adust the firewall for that IP. Not sure what your proper IP is? Go to


The reason we add this security feature is to completely protect the sql server. This avoid brute force hacking and also minimizes the potential for a worm attack against sql.

Once your website is on one of our servers, this extra step is not required for communication between the webserver and the sql server.

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