Connecting to MS SQL Server 2008


I am new to the forum and new to suite CRM. I am at the part of the install for selecting the DB space that Suite CRM will run from and I do not see an option to select MS SQL server. I only see a radio button that lets me select My SQL. I have SQL 2008 R2 which should not make much difference from 2008 as far as Suite CRM is concerned. I just cannot get it to connect to the DB. Is there a setting in an ini or config file to get it to recognize MS SQL?


The database options are taken from the available PHP drivers. You’ll need to ensure that the MSSQL driver is available and enabled.

You can find information on enabling/configuring these here: (specifically