Add New Datasource MS SQL Server


I cannot achieve to connect a MS SQL datasource. The datasource is located on the same computer.

  • What Grafana version and what operating system are you using?
    Grafana is 10.0.0
    OS is Win 10 Entreprise LTSC
    SQL Server Express is 19.1 (2019)

  • What are you trying to achieve?
    Connect Grafana to a new datasource

  • How are you trying to achieve it?

  • What happened?

  • What did you expect to happen?
    New datasource connected !

  • Did you follow any online instructions? If so, what is the URL?
    Microsoft SQL Server data source | Grafana documentation

User can connect to my SQL Server :


This is really more of a ms sql issue than a grafana issue

Is the SQL Server Browser service running? if so try using the ip address of machine instead of DESKTOP-B5…

Are there any other instance running on that desktop?

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Yes it was just that which was missing :
the SQL Server Browser service was not started :

Thank you very much @yosiasz

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