When logging into Faculty Access for the Web you may receive an error:
Error:Message from webpage. A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server).
Open the Faculty Access for the Web web.config file (default location is C:\Program Files\Blackbaud\FAWeb7) and ensure that the database that the website is configured does not contain any extra spaces or characters.