Connect to a Registered Server (SQL Server Management Studio)
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This topic describes how to connect to a registered server in SQL Server 2016 by using SQL Server Management Studio. If the server is not running or cannot be found on the network, Registered Servers displays an error.
To connect to a registered server
In Registered Servers, right-click a server, point to Connect, and then click Object Explorer.