You receive the following error when accessing the NetCommunity Plugin in The Raiser's Edge or when searching for a query while logged into the NetCommunity website:
Unable to open database connection: 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: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 - Error Locating Server/Instance Specified)
Ensure that the SQL Server Browser service is running. Please contact the appropriate software vendor or IT professional for assistance with this process or issue.