Client configuration is a step that might be needed to complete your client installation. It primarily consists of configuring the client's connection so that it can communicate with the server.
For most clients, the default network configuration installed with SQL Server client tools can be used without modification. These clients need only to specify the network name of the SQL Server computer to which they want to connect.
For other clients, the process can be more involved. This includes situations where connections to multiple servers running different network protocols is required. This section explores these different scenarios, the network considerations, and the configuration tools available.
Before you look at client ...