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SQL Server Instance and Dynamic Ports

Oct 30, 2012 at 8:52 PM

Is there a way in the configuration to tell AutoSPInstaller to create the alias to use dynamic ports?

Nov 1, 2012 at 12:57 PM

If you leave the DBPort value blank, it should use dynamic ports. That's the default behavior, dynamic ports are used unless you've specified a port.

Of course, my 2 cents is that you should specify a port and open only that port between SQL and SharePoint.

Nov 1, 2012 at 4:42 PM

+1 on what Wahid said above.


Nov 1, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Yes, I figured that part out pretty quick. The one thing I will mention in using dynamic ports, is if you are using a SQL instance. The SQL Browser service will answer that request first, and it will not be on 1433. I have found this to be common amongst the larger clients, especially for their production environments.

Thanks for the response guys, as always very much appreciated!

See 'ya at SPC2012!!!!!