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    Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools

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    SQL Server Compact 3.5 is a small footprint, in-process database engine that allows developers to build robust applications for Windows Desktops and Mobile Devices. SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools installs DLL's on the IIS server enabling replication of data with SQL Server 2005
    • Version:

      3.5.5386.0

      File Name:

      SSCEServerTools-ENU.msi

      Date Published:

      11/29/2007

      File Size:

      1.3 MB

        SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools installs replication components on the IIS server enabling merge replication and remote data access (RDA) between SQL Server Compact 3.5 database on a Windows Desktop & Mobile devices and database servers running SQL Server 2005 and later versions of SQL Server 2005. This install is not required for Synchronization Services for ADO.NET

        SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools cannot be installed Side-by-Side on the same IIS server with previous versions of SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Server Tools or with SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition Server Tools. Using SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools you can synchronize between SQL Server Compact 3.5 or SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition or SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition versions of the client database and SQL Server 2005 and later versions of SQL Server 2005.

        For more information please see the SQL Server Compact 3.5 Books Online

        Post feedback and questions to SQL Server Compact 3.5 MSDN Forum

        For tips and tricks visit Steve Lasker blog and SQL Server Compact blog

        Support Options:
        Your feedback is important to us.
        • If you have questions about SQL Server Compact, visit the SQL Server Compact MSDN Forum

        • Help improve SQL Server Compact by submitting and tracking bugs using Microsoft Connect website. Be sure to select SQL Server Compact as the version and provide detailed repro steps to help us identify the problem

        • Contact Microsoft Professional Support. For deeper support needs, purchase a Professional Support package and have experts available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year

        • Find out what support options are available if you are located outside the United States or Canada at Worldwide Support Options

        • Search the Knowledge Base Articles. Get the answers you need about SQL Server Compact from the Microsoft Knowledge Base. This is the same database of technical articles used by Microsoft Support Professionals

        • To participate in the future SQL Server Compact Technology Adoption Program (TAP), please send us an email
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

        • IIS 5.1 or later versions of IIS. For IIS 7.0, the IIS 6.0 backward compatibility components need to be installed. Supported on 32-bit Windows Server 2003, 32-bit Windows XP, and 32-bit Windows Vista
        • 2-3 MB of available hard disk space. (An additional 2-3 MB of space must be also available for temporary setup files.)

        • SQL Server 2005 and later versions of SQL Server 2005

      • Important: SQL Server Replication Components need to be installed on the machine running IIS. If SQL Server and IIS are installed on the same machine you may already have the SQL Server Compact Server Tools installed as part of the initial installation of SQL Server.

        1. Click the Download button on this page to start the download, or choose a different language from the drop-down list and click Go.
        2. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
          • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.
        • SQL Server Compact 3.5 is freely redistributable under a redistribution license agreement that requires registration. Independent software vendor (ISV) or solution integrator (SI) shipping applications using SQL Server Compact 3.5 must register for redistribution rights. Registering will help the ISV/ SI in getting information about SQL Server Compact critical security patches and hot fixes. The SQL Server Compact critical security patches and hot fixes have to be applied to the client installations by the ISV/ SI. For more information visit the registration page for SQL Server Compact 3.5 redistribution rights
        • Prior to installing the released version of SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools, uninstall all earlier versions of SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools CTP and Beta by using the Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel.

        • Download SQL Server Compact 3.5 for Windows Desktop and SQL Server Compact 3.5 for Windows Mobile Devices
        • On Windows Vista or on IIS 7.0, the backward compatibility components for IIS 6.0 need to be installed prior to installing SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools. The IIS 6.0 backward compatibility components are installed as per the steps given below:
          1. Click Start and then click Control Panel
          2. Select Programs and Features in the Control Panel
          3. In Programs and Features, click on Turn Windows features on or off. Admin rights are required to perform the operation
          4. In the Windows Features screen expand the node Internet Information Services and then expand the node Web Management Tools. Select the check box for IIS 6 Management Compatibility to install the IIS 6.0 backward compatibility components
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