How do I connect CurrentWare to my SQL Server?

  1. From your CurrentWare Server, go to C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare\cwServer\
  2. In this folder you can run the CWSM.exe file.
  3. This will bring up the CurrentWare Server Manager.
  4. Select Database > Selection > SQL Server.
  5. Enter your SQL Server details:
    1. SQL Server name and instance
    2. Authentication: SQL Server Authentication (recommended)
    3. SQL Account name and password
  6. A new SQL database called CWNPSQL.mdf will be created on your SQL Server.
  1. Open the CurrentWare Console
  2. Select Tools > Database Selection.
  3. This will bring up the CurrentWare Server Manager.
  4. Select Database > Selection > SQL Server.
  5. Enter your SQL Server details:
    1. SQL Server name and instance
    2. Authentication: SQL Server Authentication (recommended)
    3. SQL Account name and password
  6. A new SQL database called CWNPSQL.mdf will be created on your SQL Server.

Is SQL Server required to run CurrentWare?

By default, CurrentWare uses a SQL database. SQL Server is an additional download packaged with the CurrentWare installation. SQL Server is recommended to manage your CurrentWare Servers database.


Which version of SQL Server is compatible with CurrentWare?

CurrentWare is compatible with most SQL Servers – 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017,2019 (Express, Standard and Enterprise).


Don’t have a SQL Database server installed yet?

The steps to install and setup your SQL Server to use with your CurrentWare Solutions are here: SQL Express Setup with CurrentWare


Troubleshooting

Visit https://www.currentware.com/support/sql-troubleshooting/ to see the troubleshooting steps for setting up an SQL Server


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