What is the maximum string length for a Server name?

Issue

What limitations are in there when entering the SQL Server name in database initialization?

Product Line

Andover Continuum

Environment

Installing Continuum Cyberstation and Web Client

Cause

The number of characters is limited in the database initialization screens for Server, Workstation and Stand Alone installations.

Resolution

When entering the SQL server name in Database Initialization this is limited to a maximum of 30 characters.

Should your server name exceed this you can use the servers IP address, or map a network drive.