SQL Server Management Studio – “SQL Server replication requires the actual server name to make a connection to the server. Connections through a server alias, IP address, or any other alternate name are not supported. Specify the actual server name, ‘…'”.

When you try to access to your replication with SQL Server Management Studio show the following error message:

SQL Server replication requires the actual server name to make a connection to the server. Connections through a server alias, IP address, or any other alternate name are not supported. Specify the actual server name, ‘{server name}’. (Replication.Utilities)

Solution:

Use {server name} specified to reconnect to SQL Server Management Studio.

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