On Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:45:04 -0700 (PDT), lawrence.farrell@xxxxxx
>I am new to Virtual PC so please excuse me. I searched the forum and
>couldn't find my problem. I created a new VPC. I joined the domain
>at work. I can now sign on to my VPC using my network credentials.
>Once on the VPC, I can ping my network servers. I can also get on the
>internet. Connectivity seems OK. However, I cannot access my SQL
>Server 2000 and 2005 servers on my domain. I usually use WIndows
>Authentication. My username (including domain) com up when attempting
>to connect. When I browse for SQL Servers, none come up. When I type
>the name of my server I get a message stating that it "Cannot connect
>to SERVERNAME ... Timeout expired ... the server us not responding."
>When I "Browse for more" the list of servers returned is empty. When
>I try to connect using SQL Authentication, I get the same message. To
>me this means that it is not because I am not authenticated, but
>rather, it is because of a lack of access.
>I am sure I missed something elementary, but I would really appreciate
>any help I can get.
Checked the firewalls on the host and guest to make sure they're
That's usually the first gotcha.
Steve Jain, Virtual Machine MVP http://vpc.essjae.com/
I do not work for Microsoft.