Named SQL Instance - Unknown server host name

Hi, I am trying to connect to a named SQL instance and am getting the 'Unknown server host name' error message. I read the posts about using the server name and then the port number of the database, but I'd rather not configure my database server to use a static port. 

I also read the posts about updating the $JIRA_HOME/dbconfig.xml file, but can't seem to locate this file. 

Is there a way to specify named instances thru the GUI or can someone point me to the right config files?


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dbconfig.xml is the file you need.  You need to get through the configuration with a valid SQL configuration in the gui before this file will exist.

You have to use a static port, even with a "named" source.

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