Hiding the SQL Server Instance

If Web Console or Compliance Search is used, consult support before hiding the SQL Instance. Otherwise, hide the SQL instance just created.

Before You Begin

For information about how to prepare your environment, see Preparing Your Environment to Hide the CommServe Database SQL Server Instance


To hide SQL instances:

  1. From the Start menu, choose All Programs | Microsoft SQL Server 2012 | Configuration Tools | SQL Server Configuration Manager.
  2. Expand the SQL Server 2012 Network Configuration node and select Protocols for the SQL Server instance to be configured.
  3. Right-click Protocols for [Server\Instance Name] and choose Properties.
  4. In the Hide Instance box on the Protocols for [Server\Instance Name] Properties page, select Yes.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Restart the SQL services for the change to take effect.

Last modified: 4/12/2019 2:39:03 PM