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Rt-idsp
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Sql server not connecting through power bi in Virtual Machine

Hello Members,
I am unable to connect to sql server database from my power bi which is installed in my VM.

So basically I'm under client;s vm which has Power bi Desktop and from there I am unable to connect to their sql server database.
Please look at the SS for error.

Error Message: 

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v-xiaoyan-msft
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Hi @Rt-idsp ,

 

In regards to this specific error "Tcp provider error 0 - the semaphore timeout period has expired " this is a commonly caused by an intermittent network issue or SQL Server that is experiencing issues with hardware or being overloaded.

Here is an additional link that can help with troubleshooting these types of generic connection errors:

Thread A

Thread B

 

For more you can refer to the Original post Tcp provider error 0 - the semaphore timeout period has expired 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Caitlyn

If this post helps then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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v-xiaoyan-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Rt-idsp ,

 

In regards to this specific error "Tcp provider error 0 - the semaphore timeout period has expired " this is a commonly caused by an intermittent network issue or SQL Server that is experiencing issues with hardware or being overloaded.

Here is an additional link that can help with troubleshooting these types of generic connection errors:

Thread A

Thread B

 

For more you can refer to the Original post Tcp provider error 0 - the semaphore timeout period has expired 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Caitlyn

If this post helps then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

FarhanAhmed
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