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Connecting to sql server

Sameera Abeysinghe
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Joined: Nov 15, 2004
Posts: 104
Hi all,

This is my application
import java.sql.*;
import javax.swing.*;

class A{
public void conn(){

JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,"Driver Ok");
Connection conn =

JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,"SQL Ok");
Statement stmt=conn.createStatement( );
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,"Connect Ok");
catch(Exception e){

public static void main(String [] args){
A a=new A();


after runing


C:\test>java A
java.sql.SQLException: [Microsoft][SQLServer 2000 Driver for JDBC]Error establis
hing socket.

Can any one give a an solution to this error

Thank You
Jeanne Boyarsky
internet detective

Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 29220

It looks like the program can't connect to the database. Check the port is correct and that you can connect to the database using the command line.

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