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2700779 - Unable to create a Data Services repository during Installation


  •  Unable to create a repository during the installation of Data Services
  •  Receive the following error message: "The database connection has failed. Please make sure your connection parameters are correct, and that you are using a valid, supported ODBC driver version, and then try again."
  • Afterwards, this error message appears: "The specified Data Services repository information is invalid. Specify valid Data Services repository information."
  •  Able to click the 'get version' button and receive a message that states that the repository does not contain valid tables, which means that the connection to the database is successful.



  • SAP Data Services 4.x
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


MSSQL, repository, installation, repository creation failure, unable, DS, DI, Data Services, Data Integrator, Microsoft SQL Server, connection failed , KBA , EIM-DS-DEP , Deployment, Installation, Upgrade , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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