Opening a SQL port in CASO for a SQL 2005 or 2008 instance
You must find the port number on which the Backup Exec SQL 2005 or 2008 instance for the central administration server is running, and then create an alias for the managed media server.
To open a SQL port for a SQL 2005 or 2008 instance
On the central administration server, go to \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn and double-click .
On the General tab, select the Backup Exec SQL instance.
Under Enabled Protocols, select , and then click .
Note the port number that is displayed.
Create an alias for the managed media server to allow it to connect to the SQL port on the central administration server.
See Creating an alias for a managed media server when a SQL 2005 or SQL 2008 instance is used.