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Server Drop Down List

Brian DonahueBrian Donahue Posts: 6,590 Bronze 1
edited January 3, 2006 7:52AM in SQL Compare Previous Versions

We get this list of servers from ODBC (some functions of the odbc32.dll). The way that this works is not fully documented as far as I can tell, but I do know that Microsoft SQL Servers respond to broadcast messages from ODBC clients that are trying to discover them.

There is also an option in the SQL Server configuration to hide the server from ODBC, so you may want to ask the DBA if they'd implemented that.


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