Hi all I am using jdk 1.5 with netbeans 4 I need to connect to sql server. I download the jdbc driver from Sorry but I cant remember the path But when I try to connect to the server it gives an error Establishing socket or connection Did I download the wrong driver? is there a specific driver for jdk 1.5 Any one give me an answer with the correct driver path to download I am using sql server 2000 developers edition And I am using sql server 2000 personal edition
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are u using the port number 1433 in the url in the jdbc driver path in the program. thats the default port that sql server uses
also check that the sql server that u r connecting is listening to the port or the sql server is started or not also check that please check that sql server agent and sql server distributed coordinater is started or not.