Plesk - Setting Up MsSql

How can I properly configure Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or MS SQL Express 2005 to make it working with Plesk?

Product versions this applies to:

* Plesk 7.5 for Windows

There are two possible variants:

  1. Update from previous MSSQL versions such as MSSQL 2000, MSDE to 2005.
  2. Standalone Microsoft SQL Server 2005 installation.

First variant does not need any additional settings.

If you installed MSSQL 2005 using the second choice then you need enable TCP/IP protocol on MSSQL server. You can do it through