Connecting and validating EC2SQL1 using the Jumpserver

Since this server resides in a private subnet, the only way to connect to it is via the jumpserver

  1. Within the jump server, you can first validate EC2SQL1 by opening up SSMS and connect to it directly, as it has a running standalone instance of SQL Server that is open for remote connections

  2. You can also verify EC2SQL1 server by connecting to it using an RDP session within the jumpserver:

  3. When asked for a user name and password, use the same credentials used to login the jumpserver:

  4. Once inside EC2SQL1, you can validate the various SQL Services that’s currently running: