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Setting up sql server on latop -- getting error Token-based server access validation failed with an infrastructure error

Posted on 2014-03-06
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I installed SQL Server on my laptop (windows 8).  When I try to connect to the database engine i get the following error

"Token-based server access validation failed with an infrastructure error"

Why?
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Try running SSMS as an administrator to see if the message goes away.

Edit:  My thought is an issue with it not passing an admin token.
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I tried that :(
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I tried turning off the UAC based on what i read online and that didn't work either
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Are you sure you added your user to the sysadmin group when you first installed sql server?  Also, did you, by chance, install sql server in mixed mode authentication and have the sa password to get in and interrogate the permissions?  The only other option is to backdoor your way into SQL server in order to interrogate the permissions and/or add another user (perhaps a local user to eliminate ad authentication issues from the floor, especially if the services are running under a local user service account and trying to authenticate domain accounts).  I'll post a link to a thread I helped on for how to backdoor the sql installation.
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I'm not sure i added the user to the sysadmin group.

How would I do this .  I am completely new at all of this
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ooops sorry i got the link u sent now.
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It's a good exercise to go through - the very last point in time you ever want to have to learn to do this is on a downed production system!
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