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I am wondering if there is a SQL Server "version" of the MySQL max_packet_size parameter. Is there a way to configure this setting in SQL Server?

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See Configure the network packet size Server Configuration Option:

sp_configure 'network packet size', ...;

But this setting is not the same as MySQL's max_allowed_packet, is more similar to net_buffer_length. SQL Server's maximum request limit is 65,536 * Network Packet Size, which is closer to max_allowed_packet meaning.

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Thanks for your answer! – Timothy Nov 5 '12 at 15:15

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