Using SQL Server Management Studio

The primary user interface for administering SQL Server 2008 is the SQL Server Management Studio. To access the Configuration Manager views, follow these steps:

1. Launch the SQL Server Management Studio from Start -> All Programs -> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 -> SQL Server Management Studio.

2. After connecting to the site database server SQL instance, expand the <servername>\database\CM_<site code>\views in the tree control in the left pane.

Caution: Do Not Modify the Site Database Directly

The site database is critical to the functioning of your site. This section presents tools you can use to view the site database. This information can be useful for understanding how Configuration Manager works and for ...

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