Connecting to Microsoft SQL Server from Home

IST has blocked IP port 1433 at the firewall to the University campus to protect the network from unsecure Microsoft SQL installations. This port is used by Microsoft SQL Server for incoming connections. To connect from off campus, you will have to configure the client to connect on port 14330.

To use Microsoft SQL Management Studio to connect to Uranium from home, do the following:

  1. Install the Microsoft SQL Management Studio. Download from Microsoft here.
  2. Start Microsoft SQL Management Studio.
  3. In the Connect to Server Window which appears, enter the server name as,14330

    Microsoft SQL Management Studio