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Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Administrator's Companion by Victor Isakov, Stacia Misner, Burzin Patel, Marcilina Garcia, Edward Whalen

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SQL Server Browser Service

SQL Server 2005 introduces a new program called the SQL Server Browser (sqlbrowser.exe), which is used to provide information about SQL Server instances installed on the system. For those of you who are familiar with SQL Server 2000, the SQL Browser service replaces the SQL Server Resolution Service which operated on UDP port 1434 and provided a way for clients to query for network endpoints of SQL Server instances. SQL Server Browser service is installed with the first instance of SQL Server 2005 installed on the system. There is always only one SQL Browser service installed and running on any system. This is true even for systems that host multiple instances of SQL Server 2005 or instances of previous versions of SQL ...

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