During the installation of PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange, you may have received the error message:
No SQL Server instance is selected. Please use the Browse button to select one.
You may also be forced to accept an inappropriate SQL instance.
Sophos Product and version
PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange, version 3.
This article illustrates examples of settings and options that you may see during the installation of PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange, version 3. What you actually see will depend on the SQL set-up on the computer you are using. The following are described here:
This can be from:
The installation screen will appear as follows:-
This could be an existing Sophos installation using an instance name other than Sophos. The installation will force you to select the existing instance:
To create a new instance specifically for Sophos:
The PureMessage install can be run again. This time the Sophos instance will be used.
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