ERROR when installing GoldMine and entering SQL information - SQLState = 08001, NativeError = 14, Description =[DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (ParseConnectParams()).]lnvalid connection.

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    ERROR when installing GoldMine and entering SQL information - SQLState = 08001, NativeError = 14, Description =[DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (ParseConnectParams()).]lnvalid connection.



    Resolution

    [CAUSE]
    - The MS SQL Server name and/or instance name is incorrect and needs to be verified

    [RESOLUTION]
    - In below example an additional \MSSQLSERVER was added
    - The used MSSQL Server Name should be used as it appears  in SQL Server Management Studio 

    Example for an incorrect entry within the MS SQL Server name.






    Example for a correct entry within the MS SQL Server name.