In Windows 8.1, i can't find Configuration manager of SQL Server 2008R2. I have already followed the steps as specified in this question. But Configuration manager is not showing up even after entering 'SQLServerManager10.msc' in Search. Please let me know how to achieve it.
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Open run command window using "Windows+R" type mmc.exe after console opened from file menu choose SQLSERVERMANAGER10.
Or you can type "SQLSERVERMANAGER10.msc" in run command window.
There are multiple methods to open SSCM in Windows 8.1, I actually only have 2012 installed currently after refreshing my laptop but previously had 2008 R2 installed and it worked the same way for me.
Bring up the start menu:
You can also access this by using the search function of the start menu, by just typing
In Windows 8, SQL Server Configuration Manager shortcut is located in:
Please note that ProgramData is a hidden folder. I suggest you create a shortcut on your desktop.