I want to publish a database to ArcGIS Server. When I try and register the database, I get this error:

ArcGIS Server Database Registration error

Can anyone help me?

I am using ArcGIS Server and Desktop 10.2 with Microsoft SQL Server 2008.


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You need to increase the max number of connections allowed to the geodatabase. This can be achieved by altering the max number of connections row in the SDE.server_config table.

There is a SDE command for doing this if you are uncomfortable modifying that value directly in the geodatabase.

sdeconfig -o alter


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