- Go to Search -> Type "Management studio" OR Go to Run -> Type SSMS and Hit Enter.
- You will see SQL Server Management Studio Window. Enter following details in that window:
- Server type: Database Engine
- Server name: VPS_IP_address, 1533
- Authentication: SQL Server Authentication
- Login: sa
- Password: Password provided in login details.
- Click on Connect.
- You are now connected to MS SQL Server 2012.
Note: Replace your VPS IP address with VPS_IP_address in server name field.