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Connecting to a Microsoft SQL database using a custom port number Print

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To connect to a SQL Server using a custom port number instead of the default '1433' you need to use a comma ',' between the IP address or hostname and the port number as shown below:

5.0.1.555,10080

Enter the above with your own IP/Hostname and Port number into the "Server name" field if you are using SQL Management Studio and "Server" field if you are using Azure Data Studio.

SQL Management Studio (SSMS) Azure Data Studio
SQL Management Studio - Connect to server Azure Data Studio - Connect to server

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