Connecting to SQL 2005 database using Domain Account

Posted on 2010-09-16
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I am trying to connect to a database on SQL 2005 using the only thing that has perms to it right now -- a windows account.   It's a service account though, not the IUSR account on the web server.  Anyone have an example of a working ASP script to connect to a SQL 2005 database with a domain service account?

Thanks in advance,
Question by:TWB_Systems
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Expert Comment

ID: 33697324
for your particular site, change the IIS settings, and make it instead of anonymous access authentication method, change it to Integrated windows authentication.

or if you cant do that

you can login with your code as a different windows user and access sql.

check code below

public sub connecttosql()

        If impersonateValidUser('validuser', _

        'validdomain', 'validpassword') Then

            'Insert your code that runs under the security context of a specific user here.

            ' insert the code to connect to sql under this user



            'Your impersonation failed. Therefore, include a fail-safe mechanism here.

        End If

end sub

    Public Function impersonateValidUser(ByVal userName As String, _

    ByVal domain As String, ByVal password As String) As Boolean

        Dim tempWindowsIdentity As WindowsIdentity

        Dim token As IntPtr = IntPtr.Zero

        Dim tokenDuplicate As IntPtr = IntPtr.Zero

        impersonateValidUser = False

        If RevertToSelf() Then

            If LogonUserA(userName, domain, password, LOGON32_LOGON_INTERACTIVE, LOGON32_PROVIDER_DEFAULT, token) <> 0 Then

                If DuplicateToken(token, 2, tokenDuplicate) <> 0 Then

                    tempWindowsIdentity = New WindowsIdentity(tokenDuplicate)

                    impersonationContext = tempWindowsIdentity.Impersonate()

                    If Not impersonationContext Is Nothing Then

                        impersonateValidUser = True

                    End If

                End If

            End If

        End If

        If Not tokenDuplicate.Equals(IntPtr.Zero) Then


        End If

        If Not token.Equals(IntPtr.Zero) Then


        End If

    End Function

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Expert Comment

by:Om Prakash
ID: 33698763
Please check the following link which contains all the options for connecting to SQL server 2005
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Accepted Solution

Om Prakash earned 500 total points
ID: 33698771

dim conn

strConn = "Driver={SQL Server};Server=Server_name;Database=database_name;Trusted_Connection=Yes;"

Set conn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")

conn.ConnectionString= strConn


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Author Closing Comment

ID: 33737170
Not the route I wanted to go, but the route I ended up taking.

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