SQL Server 2012 Configuration Manager in Windows 8

If you have installed SQL Server 2012 on windows 8, you may not see the Configuration manager in the app list. SQL Server 2012 configuration manager is not a stand alone program. it is a snap-in for MMC (Microsoft Management Console). Follow the below steps in Windows 8 to open the Configuration Manager of SQL Server 2012 or 2008.

  1. Go to Windows 8 Start screen.
  2. Start typing in SQLServerManager11.msc if you are looking for SQL Server 2012 configuration manager. Type in SQLServerManager10.msc if you are looking for SQL Server 2008 configuration manager. 
  3. In the result panel you can see the SQLServerConfiguration Manager. 
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  4. Click the icon to launch the SQL Server Configuration manager.
  5. The configuration manager will open in MMC.

 

3 comments for “SQL Server 2012 Configuration Manager in Windows 8

  1. fahad
    January 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

    ???? ?? ?????

  2. John Doe
    August 22, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    Windows 2012 is a horrible interface, worst OS I have ever interacted with and I started with DOS 3.3

  3. jack
    October 10, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    Great Thank you??
    This default setting is quite disgusting

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