To configure a client to use the NWLink IPX/SPX network library:

  1. Click the Alias tab, and then click Add.
  2. In the Add Network Library Configuration dialog box, click NWLink IPX/SPX.
  3. In the Server alias box, enter the alias of the instance of Microsoft SQL Server listening on the NWLink IPX/SPX Net-Library.
  4. Under Connection parameters, click either Service name or Network address, and then do one of the following:
    • If you clicked Service name, enter the service name.
      Service name is the computer name under which an instance of SQL Server is running. This name is stored in the Bindery of the server computer.
  5. If you clicked Network address, enter the address (the MAC address), port (socket number), and network (NetWare network number).

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