Error: "SQLServerException: The TCP/IP Connection to the Host has Failed. Java.Net.ConnectException: Connection Refused: Connect" When Running DBSetup To Create Or Upgrade Database

(Doc ID 910990.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera Contractor - Version 6.1 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance 02-Jul-2013***


When creating or upgrading a SQL Server database using the database setup wizard, the following error occurs:

SQLServerException: The TCP/IP connection to the host has failed. Connection refused: Connect

For Example:


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