On the local machine, click the Start button and enter “CMD” in the search programs and files field. If the port 1433 is closed, an error will be returned immediately. If the port 1433 is open, you will be able to connect to the MS-SQL server.
How do I test my port 1433 connection?
You can check TCP/IP connectivity to SQL Server by using telnet. For example, at the command prompt, type telnet 192.168. 0.0 1433 where 192.168. 0.0 is the address of the computer that is running SQL Server and 1433 is the port it is listening on.
Why is port 1433 blocked?
Port 1433 disabled on the MS-SQL Server Port 1433 was enabled (open) by default in previous versions of MS-SQL server, but as part of a hardening procedure implemented to improve the security of the MS-SQL server, port 1433 is disabled in current versions of MS-SQL Server.
What is running on port 1433?
Microsoft-SQL-Server Microsoft’s SQL Server, including the desktop editions that are often silently installed with other Microsoft applications, opens and services queries delivered over incoming TCP connections through this port.