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I am trying to connect to a SQL database on another file server, but receive an error when I run the ASP:

XDBc Test

Microsoft SQL Native Client error '80004005'

Cannot open database "pbsdata" requested by the login. The login failed.

/odbc/test_xdbc.asp, line 10

The asp page is:

<h1>XDBc Test</h1>
<%
      'On Error Resume Next

      
      Dim conn

      set conn=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
      conn.ConnectionString =  "Provider=SQLNCLI.1;Integrated Security=SSPI;Persist Security Info=False;Initial Catalog=pbsdata;Data Source=profish-app01\SQLExpress"
      conn.open




      If conn.State = 1 Then
            response.write("connected1")
         Else
            response.write("FAIL")
      End If

       If db <> 0 Then

      End If
      conn.close
      set conn=nothing
%>


I had created the connection string by creating a udl file, and then cutting and pasting the connection string from notepad. When I test the UDL file, the test connection works.

The ASP page is located on a Windows 2003 Server Service Pack 2

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Question by:rrudolph
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You currently have it set to use integrated security, and the user that is passed through is not yours, it is the asp programs.

Just to verify this add a user and password to the end of the connection string one that you know has access rights on SQL server e.g.:
conn.ConnectionString =  "Provider=SQLNCLI.1;Persist Security Info=False;Initial Catalog=pbsdata;Data Source=profish-app01\SQLExpress;user=dan;password=dan"

If that is the case then check what user you have IIS set to run as, I believe the default is IUSR_MachineName

Although not this exact problem this article explains how to set appropriate security permissions:
SQL Permissions
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by:Anthony Perkins
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As indicated, you would best advised to use SQL Server Authentication.
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by:rrudolph
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I never was able to make Microsoft Authentication work. SQL authentication did work.
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