Telnet to the port first to save you some time. Load Management Studio and attempt to connect to the database, using the same credentials and port on the computer you are having issues at, using the same logged in user.
If the SQL Server Data Collector doesn't connect, how do I troubleshoot it?
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- How long does an SQL Server Data Collection take?
- What type of credentials do I need to run the SQL Server Data Collector?
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- What is the default port the SQL Server Data Collector will connect to?
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- What versions of SQL Server does the SQL Server Data Collector work on?
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