The console command prompt utility displays backup and restore messages when backing up to or restoring from tape dump devices, and is used by the person responsible for backing up and restoring a database.
console [/S server_name[\instance_name]] [/P pipe_name]
Is the name of the instance of Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 in which to connect. Specify server_name to connect to the default instance of SQL Server on that server. Specify server_name\instance_name to connect to a named instance of SQL Server 2000 on that server. If no server is specified, the console utility connects to the default instance of SQL Server on the local computer. This option is required when executing the console utility from a remote computer on the network.
Is the pipe used to start the server.