Because SQL Server Configuration Manager is a snap-in for the Microsoft Management Console program and not a stand-alone program, SQL Server Configuration Manager does not appear as an application in newer versions of Windows.
In this article you will learn how to download earlier versions of Microsoft SQL Server Express and Developer Editions.
In this quick guide you will learn how to find the exact MS SQL version that you Are Running
The executable file (Ssms.exe) for SQL Server Management Studio is located in different locations depending on the version of SQL Server.
In this chapter you will find release notes for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and previous version download links.