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Connecting to the DB on a Nonstandard Port

Some hosts do not allow connections to their SQL servers on the default port.

To connect to the database on a non-standard port:

1. Go to web.config file and open it with Notepad.

2. Press Ctrl+F and find dbconn.

3. Add a comma and the port number after the “data source’’ portion of your DBConn line.

For example:

4. Save file.