Cannot establish the connection to sql
Sometimes when you try to ligin to Sitecore, you will get this error:
There might be several reasons but first check if you can connect to your local DB directly in SQL management.
- open your config file to see the connection string
(it should be somewhere like wwwroot\Website\App_Config\ConnectionStrings.config
- Then try to connect in sql management. It it failed then check the Services to see if SQL is runnning at all.
Open the window services and find SQL service:
- Start the SQL service if it is not already.
- Then try connecting to your DB again. It should be fine