To Open SQL Server Configuration Manager, run following Path depending on your SQL Server version.

Version Path
SQL Server 2019 C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SQLServerManager15.msc
SQL Server 2017 C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SQLServerManager14.msc
SQL Server 2016 C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SQLServerManager13.msc
SQL Server 2014 (12.x) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SQLServerManager12.msc
SQL Server 2012 (11.x) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SQLServerManager11.msc
Taken from microsoft documentation

You can execute following T-SQL query, to see which SQL Server version you are running:


Solving Problems

If you’ve got error message like this:

You need to run following snippet:

Don’t forget to replace #ServerVersion# with your server version. For example for SQL Server 2016 – SQLServerManager13.msc130.

To see all versions, run following from terminal:

All versions:

To fix SQL Server 2016 Configuration Manager, run following snippet as administrator:

You should see successfull message:

After this, you should be able to open SQL Server Configuration Manager, with C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SQLServerManager13.msc.

Last modified: January 26, 2023
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