Cannot open database "ASPNETDB" requested by the login. The login failed. Login failed for user 'B47\Kola'.

Posted on 2008-06-25
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
Please i cant seem to find out what i and doing wrong, i am getting the error "Cannot open database "ASPNETDB" requested by the login. The login failed. Login failed for user 'B47\Kola'."

i am using a stored procedure to add data from form to SQL SERVER 2005, i have attached below the snippets stored procedure, Addevent.aspx.cs, and web config respectively

Please can some help


ALTER PROCEDURE dbo.StoredProcedure1 
	@parameter1 int = 5,
	@parameter2 datatype OUTPUT
	@EventId varchar(50),
	@UserId varchar(50),
	@CatId varchar(50),
	@EventName varchar(50),
	@Organiser varchar(50),
	@ContactEmail varchar(50),
	@ShortText varchar(50),
	@LongText varchar(50),
	@Address varchar(50),
	@City char(30),
	@Price Money,
	@Thumbnail varchar(20),
	@eImage varchar(20),
	@eDate datetime,
	@eTime varchar(10),
	@Venue varchar(50),
	@Tickets varchar(50),
	@Age char(10)
(EventId, UserId, CatId, EventName, Organiser, ContactEmail, ShortText, LongText, Address, City, Price, Thumbnail, eImage, eDate, eTime, Venue, Tickets, Age)
	VALUES(@EventId, @UserId, @CatId, @EventName, @Organiser, @ContactEmail, @ShortText, @LongText, @Address, @City, @Price, @Thumbnail, @eImage, @eDate, @eTime, @Venue, @Tickets, @Age)
public partial class AddEvent : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
           if (!IsPostBack)
               MembershipUser myObject = Membership.GetUser();
               string UserID = myObject.ProviderUserKey.ToString();
               Label6.Text = UserID;
    protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand("StoredProcedure1 ", new SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["ConnString"]));
        cmd.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure;
        /*cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@UserID", UserID);*/
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@EventName", eName.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@city", Organiser.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@ContactEmail", ContactEmail.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("ShortText", Short.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@LongText", Long.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@Address", Address.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@City", City.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@Price", Price.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@eDate", Date.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@eTime", Time.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@Venue", Venue.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@Tickets", Tickets.Text);
        /*cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@Age", Age.SelectedIndex.ToString);*/
        /*cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@name", txtName.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@city", txtCity.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@name", txtName.Text);
        cmd.Parameters.AddWithValue("@city", txtCity.Text);*/
		<add name ="ASPNETDBConnectionString1" connectionString ="Data Source= .\SQLEXPRESS; Integrated Security = True;  Initial Catalog= ASPNETDB"  providerName ="System.Data.SqlClient"/>		
				<network host="localhost"/>
    <validation validateIntegratedModeConfiguration="false"/>
      <add name="ScriptModule" preCondition="integratedMode" type="System.Web.Handlers.ScriptModule, System.Web.Extensions, Version=1.0.61025.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35"/>
      <remove name="WebServiceHandlerFactory-Integrated" />
      <add name="ScriptHandlerFactory" verb="*" path="*.asmx" preCondition="integratedMode"
           type="System.Web.Script.Services.ScriptHandlerFactory, System.Web.Extensions, Version=1.0.61025.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35"/>
      <add name="ScriptHandlerFactoryAppServices" verb="*" path="*_AppService.axd" preCondition="integratedMode"
           type="System.Web.Script.Services.ScriptHandlerFactory, System.Web.Extensions, Version=1.0.61025.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35"/>
      <add name="ScriptResource" preCondition="integratedMode" verb="GET,HEAD" path="ScriptResource.axd" type="System.Web.Handlers.ScriptResourceHandler, System.Web.Extensions, Version=1.0.61025.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35" />
		<add key="ConnString" value="Data Source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Initial Catalog=ASPNETDB;Integrated Security=True"/>

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naspinski earned 500 total points
ID: 21864700
look in your SQL Server Management Studio.

Under Security->Logins, make sure that that user is there and has sufficient rights.

Author Comment

ID: 21865175
thanks for your reply

having a look at the logins as u mentioned her is what i found


i guess the user is not there

what do i do next

thanks again
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Expert Comment

ID: 21865207
you can add the user by right clicking 'Logins' and select 'New Login' now browse for the user and give them proper permissions in the 'server roles' tab.

Author Comment

ID: 21865620
hello thanks again

i successfully did that,

however, when i ran the script again it still gave me the same error message
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ID: 21871227
Is this on the same machine?
Do you have remote connections enabled?

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