After installing the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 as a prerequisite for Raiser's Edge 7.96 Patch 8 and Financial Edge 7.87 Patch 22, you may receive the following: Error: Unable to connect to server. Failed to connect to server [name of the SQL Server].
This error can be caused by not having the latest patch for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6. In order to resolve, download and install the latest update for your .NET Framework.
More information on .NET 4.6 Framework updates can be found here on Microsoft's website. Note: We provide links to third-party websites in an effort to help you resolve your issue. We are not responsible for the information on third-party websites and we cannot assist with implementing resolutions from these websites.