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Querying SQL Server 2017 Ver.17.3 using SQLOPS

 There are already system databases. Make sure that the server has started. Start it if it has not started in Control Panel, or otherwise.

I have a default instance of SQL Server 2017 Verion 17.3 and I connect to it as described here.

Launch SQLOPS from its shortcut and click New Connection as shown


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The New Connection window opens as shown.


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Enter the items as shown.


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Click Connect.
You are connected as shown.



Click New Query to open a new query window as shown.


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Type S and a drop-down list appears.


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Complete a query as shown:

SELECT @@version


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Click Run and review the result as shown:


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Right click the result, copy and paste it in Notepad as shown:

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (RTM) - 14.0.1000.169 (X64)  Aug 22 2017 17:04:49  Copyright (C) 2017 Microsoft Corporation Developer Edition (64-bit) on Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 10.0 (Build 17025: ) (Hypervisor)

Note: It was mentioned that you type in msdb as a database. In fact just localhost is all that is neccessary to connect.


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Jayaram Krishnaswamy is a technical writer, mostly writing articles that are related to the web and databases. He is the author of SQL Server Integration Services published by Packt Publishers in the UK. His book, 'Learn SQL Server Reporting Services 2008' was also published by Packt Publishers Inc, Birmingham. 3. "Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development" (Dec 2010) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 4. "Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development [Paperback] "(2011) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 5. "Learning SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 [Paperback]" (June 2013) was Published by Packt Publishing Inc. Visit his blogs at: http://hodentek.blogspot.com http://hodentekHelp.blogspot.com http://hodnetekMSSS.blogspot.com http://hodnetekMobile.blogspot.com He writes articles on several topics to many sites.