How to fix – “A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 26 – Error Locating Server/Instance Specified)”

Recently I installed new Sitecore XP instance and when I have created tenant folder and tenant, I saw warning related to license on the top which says current license does not support SXA.

So I switched the license which supports SXA. And then yellow page with above error pops up.


Fix the certificate value in the connection string file in your wwroot folder. This has resolved the issue for me.

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