To connect to your SQL Server database open SQL Server Enterprise Manager on
highlight and right click SQL SERVER GROUP then select NEW SQL SERVER
The registration wizard will appear, click next.
The next screen will prompt your for the IP address of the SQL Server.
This will have been provided to you by our tech support.
Enter it in the Available Servers field then click ADD and NEXT.
The following screen will ask you to choose authentication method.
Select SQL SERVER AUTHENTICATION then click NEXT.
Now you will be prompted for your userid and password. Enter them as provided to
you by tech support.
Click NEXT in the next two screens then FINISH.
You should now be connected to our SQL Server.
Have I really been wasting my time for this long?