This section shows the options and their functions available in the Add (or Edit) Network Library Configuration dialog box for Named Pipes.

Option Description

Server alias

Specify a unique name for the instance of Microsoft SQL Server that listens on the Named Pipes network library.

Network libraries

Specify the network library that will be used to connect to the server. Named Pipes is selected.

Server name

Specify the server name of the target instance of SQL Server.

Pipe name

Specify the pipe the Named Pipes Net-library will use to attempt to connect to the target instance of SQL Server.

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