[dba-VB] Login to sql server

Perry Harold pharold at cfl.rr.com
Thu Jun 10 14:29:03 CDT 2010

Try making Paul an administrator on the workstation?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "jwcolby" <jwcolby at colbyconsulting.com>
To: "Sqlserver-Dba" <dba-sqlserver at databaseadvisors.com>; "VBA" 
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Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 3:18 PM
Subject: [dba-VB] Login to sql server

>I have a network at my home office which uses Windows for Workgroups 
> I have two SQL Servers.  I am having issues getting an employee able to 
> log in to the AZUL SQL
> Server instance (running on the AZUL server machine) FROM a desktop 
> machine.  He is able to remote
> desktop in to the AZUL server, to his own user, and through that is able 
> to open SQL Server
> Management Studio and do stuff, and is able to use the C# program we are 
> writing to do stuff.
> From his workstation, I AM able to log in as my own user, then open SSMS 
> and log in to AZUL SQL
> server instance.
> Paul is unable to log in to the AZUL SS instance through SSMS.  He gets an 
> error:
> Cannot connect to Azul.
> Cannot open user default database.  Login Failed.
> Login failed for Azul\Paul.  SQL Server error 4064
> This seems to imply that it has something to do with his user on the 
> workstation, since he can log
> in if he remote desktops in.  However the user name and password on the 
> workstation is exactly the
> same as the username on AZUL.
> I don't know where to go next in troubleshooting this.
> -- 
> John W. Colby
> www.ColbyConsulting.com
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