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SQL Server 2008 x64 SSMS Local Instance.. Failed Trusted Login

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Hello,

I have an odd issue. We recently built out a new database server on Windows 2008 R2 x64 and installed SQL Server 2008 x64 as well. We added domain admins to the sysadmin group on the SQL Server (appropriate for our enviornment) and I am able to connect to the instance using SQL Server Management Studio from my workstation, however, we are unable to connect to the instances from the local server itself.

It's very odd and I can't put my finger on why this would be happening.

The error I get is "Login failed for user 'MyDomain\MyUserName' (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 18456)"... and it only happens when I try to make a trusted connection to the instance from the local server console. We are able to connect remotely from other workstations just fine.

Has anyone else seen this?
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can you log on as the SA account?

It seem that the current user on the server is not set up with the SQL Server.
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Hrm. So I was able to log in with the SA account. Our user accounts were setup in the form of a nested group ACL (The Domain Admins group was added to the SQL Server).

Once I specifically added my own user account in AD it started to work. Very odd that it would allow me to connect remotely from another workstation, but not locally.
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