To connect your database from your local machine by using SQL Server Management Studio, you need to install SQL Server 2008 Express Edition (available free of cost by Microsoft).

If you have already installed SQL Server 2005 on your local machine, then please install SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3.

We also suggest you to please download SQL Server 2008 Express Edition Runtime with Management Tools flavor from Microsoft website.

Step # 01 – Install SQL Server 2008 Express on your local machine from the url by following installation wizard’s instructions.1

Step # 02 – After the installation, please open SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) by selecting the start button.
Navigate Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2008 > click on SQL Server Management Studio


Step # 03 – Please enter the database(DB) IP, User Name and Password (refer – to the snapshot).


Under the Server Name please enter DB Public IP which is available @ > Under Data Base Control Panel. Please select SQL Server Authentication and then enter DB Login and Password.
All this information is available on control panel. Please log on by Login your CRN ID and Password.