Strong SA Password (SAPWD)

Posted on 2006-05-10
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
HI All,

I want install the MSDE 2000, when I click the exe, I received the below message:-

"A strong SA password is required for security reasons.
Please us SAPWD switch to supply the same. Refer to redme
for more details. Setup will now exit."

I did type in a command in Windows Command:-

C:\ ...\> Setup.exe SAPWD = my_password

When I Enter, I see the below message box:-
Windows Installer V3.01.4000 1830

msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Option Parameter]



What does it mean?

Question by:tut404
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    by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
    try without the spaces:
    Setup.exe SAPWD=my_password
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    Expert Comment

    Try putting some numbers in there too.
    LVL 142

    Accepted Solution

    I agree, although I am sure that the issue was the spaces.
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    by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
    thanks for NEVER replying, and now grading with C

    can you please undo this grading and delete the question.

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