Online Documentation for SQL Manager for SQL server

Connect to a database

If you want to connect to a database that has not been registered yet then perform the following operations:

  1. Launch the Register Database wizard by selecting the Database | btnRegisterDB Register Database... main menu item.
  2. If a host where the database is located has not been registered yet then type in its name in the Server name field on the first step of the wizard. Otherwise, select the necessary host from the drop-down list.

Note: To register several databases at once uncheck the CheckBox Register a single database option. In this case you will proceed to the Selecting databases step of the wizard where you are to define databases you want to be registered.

  1. On the last step of the wizard set database name and specify specific options.
  2. The registered database(s) is/are now displayed in the DB Explorer. To connect to the database double-click its alias or select the btnConnectToDB Connect to Database item of the database context menu.