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Creating an Instance Alias in SQL Server 2022

Marco Russo asks, what’s in a name?

If you create server aliases for SQL Server connections, you should be aware of the changes introduced in SQL Server 2022. At SQLBI we use aliases to identify the server’s name in the connection of our samples (Power BI files and Analysis Services model), so this short article should help those who face similar requirements.

Read on to learn what that change is and how you can work around it.