Connect to SQL 2008 R2 with ASP/VBScript

Posted on 2010-11-19
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi experts,

we have a classic ASP page where we want to connect to a sql 2008 R2 server.
The connection string so far to connect to sql 2005 was:
conn.Open "Provider=SQLOLEDB; Data Source = (local); Initial Catalog = database; User Id = userABC; Password=abcd"
this worked perfectly. But now with sql2008 it doesn't work any more and throws the following error:

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server error '80040e4d'

Login failed for user 'userABC'.

/web/db.asp, line 11

Please help
Thanks a lot
Best regards

Question by:arthrex
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Expert Comment

ID: 34174051
Connection string for win2k8 is the same.

Did you add the user? Is the Pass correct?

Accepted Solution

FreakyEddie earned 2000 total points
ID: 34174115
Doublechecked it...

Hereby the correct connection string.Else you can always consult www.connectionstrings.com

Driver={SQL Server};Server=(local);Database=dbname;uid=username;pwd=password;Trusted_Connection=no;

Author Closing Comment

ID: 34196225
Thanks that helped a lot

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