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3036546 - Could not log in SQL Server Management Studio with any DB user

Symptom

  • DB user could not log in SSMS(SQL Server Management Studio) with error 18456 but SSMS could be logged in with Windows authentication 
  • ERROR.log records the error "An attempt to log in using SQL authentication failed. Server is configured for Windows authentication only"
  • Issue occurs after a system copy.


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Environment

SAP on SQL server

Product

SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

18456, SQL Server, authentication , KBA , BC-DB-MSS , SQL Server in SAP NetWeaver Products , Problem

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