SQL Server Service RRS feed

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  • There are a number of methods. One quick way is to run the command below from a command prompt to list running services and filter for the SQL Server related services:

    net start | findstr "SQL Server"

    If the SQL Server instance is running, you'll see "SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER)" listed. In the case of a named instance, you'll see a different instance name in parenthesis, such as "SQL Server (SQLEXPRESS)" for an express edition named SQLEXPRESS.

    Dan Guzman, Data Platform MVP,

    Sunday, September 22, 2019 3:34 PM
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    Monday, September 23, 2019 4:19 AM
  • Hi MCC DOOR,


    >>How can I be sure that my SQL Server service has started?

    You can find SQL Server(xxx) by entering  ‘services.msc’ in the Run or Command Prompt.

    If the state of the sql server is running, this means that the sql server is running.

    In addition,you can check whether SQL Server Service is started by SQL Server Configuration Manager——SQL Server Services.

    Hope those could help you.

    Best Regards,

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    Monday, September 23, 2019 5:23 AM