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BCP  [view] out c:\whatever.txt -c -t, -U [cred] -P[pw] not working

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BCP will not work - I can not get a connection - any thoughts?

bcp "server.dbo.view for horizon" out "c:\mytest.txt" -c -t, -U [user] -P [pw]

The user is a a SQl server suthentication account with read access from the view.

SQLState = 37000, NativeError = 4060
Error = [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Cannot open database requ
ested in login 'server'. Login fails.
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First try to connect to the database with Query Analyzer to make sure your UserID and Password is correct and working fine.
Then
If you are running the BCP command on the server itself then you don't need to use -S parameter if not then use it but it is advisable to use -S parameter all the time...

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bcp "DBname.dbo.view for horizon" out "c:\mytest.txt" -SServerName -c -t, -U "user" -P "pw"
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same result - the user definitely has rights...
 
I tried sql authentication and windows authentication account - neither worked.
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Did you try to connect with Query analyser?
Are you connecting locally if not try it on the server using Query analyzer...
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Local SQL database -
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Make sure the Login has the access to the database.
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it does - in other words I have set up an odbc connection using the SQl authentication account and it successfully connects no problem.  the domain admin account does not work either using bcp either
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