Following is the steps to connect to the Windows internal database on Windows 2012 machine.

· Download Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Express from the link

o Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Express
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29062

· Install Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Express on the ADFS server ( This is because the WAP configuration is stored in the ADFS configuration database)

o Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Express   requires NetFx3 feature (.Net Framework 3.5) to be enable on the Windows 2012 sever, if you face issue enabling .net feature follow the steps in the link

o http://sqlblog.com/blogs/sergio_govoni/archive/2013/07/13/how-to-install-netfx3-on-windows-server-2012-required-by-sql-server-2012.aspx

· Once installation is completed launch the SQL management studio.

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· For server name enter \\.\pipe\MICROSOFT##WID\tsql\query in case if we are connecting to Windows Server 2012 internal database.

o If we are connecting to windows 2003 and 2008 windows internal DB then we ne use  \\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE\sql\query

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· Then click on connect and now we can access the Windows internal database and execute SQL queries as required.

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