I have a corporate Dell Image laptop running SQL server 2000. Enterprise manager (EM) shows up without my registered SQL server (local or remote). When I try to re-register I see the other registered servers, however, they are grayed out.
When I use the MMC Snap-In from computer management, I can see my local SQL Server. All services, except MSSQLADHelper, are started. The listing on TCP port 1433, however, does not show that the SQL Server is established nor does it show a remote port. Could this be caused by a Dell firewall? My suspicions are that Dell IT added a fix to my PC to prevent me from using EM. Do you have any suggestions on what the problem could be?