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Connecting to SQL database - odd issue.

prlit asked
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
We've just implemented a SQL express database with an Access front end. Really nothing big at all. We have 5 computers connecting to it just fine. My PC however is giving me issues. A little background: I was on a domain at one point. I took myself off the domain assuming that would allow me to connect to the database - it did not. I am using the administrator account on my PC. We're using SQL authentication for this database.

I use access and navigate to "Connect". I use the drop box and it sees the SQL server. I enter my credentials and type in the name of the database.

Once I hit connect I get: [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (ParseConnectParams()).]Invalid Connection.

If I click "Test Connection" I get: Test Connection failed because of an error in initalizing provider. I also sometimes get an error referencing a catalogue.

On the server's event log, I get:
Event Type:      Failure Audit
Event Source:      MSSQL$SQLEXPRESS
Event Category:      (4)
Event ID:      18452
Date:            1/29/2007
Time:            2:02:49 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:      XCALIBUR
Login failed for user ''. The user is not associated with a trusted SQL Server connection. [CLIENT:]

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
0000: 14 48 00 00 0e 00 00 00   .H......
0008: 14 00 00 00 58 00 43 00   ....X.C.
0010: 41 00 4c 00 49 00 42 00   A.L.I.B.
0018: 55 00 52 00 5c 00 53 00   U.R.\.S.
0020: 51 00 4c 00 45 00 58 00   Q.L.E.X.
0028: 50 00 52 00 45 00 53 00   P.R.E.S.
0030: 53 00 00 00 07 00 00 00   S.......
0038: 6d 00 61 00 73 00 74 00   m.a.s.t.
0040: 65 00 72 00 00 00         e.r...  

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