The process of identifying the party logging into a system.

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How to set up an SQL Server authentication login for a database instead of using Windows Authentication

Not sure what I am doing wrong so I have included the parameters I used which I used the existing login and this article for reference: ...
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Mapping a Login to a User

On my production system I login to SQL Server with CPSDOM\mconnors. When I execute SELECT CURRENT_USER; it returns CPSDOM\mconnors. We use Windows authentication on our DBs. On my test system I ...
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Windows Authentication fails with “Cannot generate SSPI context”

We have a Windows Server 2012 with SQL Server 2012 instance. Its services used to run under an Active Directory account from an old domain, from Windows 2000 Server. A few years ago we replaced our ...
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Managing Security for a Log Shipped db across two (unconnected) domains

SQL Server 2008 (soon to be 2012). We have a vendor that is providing us with log shipped backups of our production database. We use this log shipped database for BI staging, reporting, etc. I've ...
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sql server authentication login failed

I have SQL Server 2014 on my Windows Server 2012 R2. I can connect locally to SQL Server from Management Studio using Windows Authentication. I decided to switch to SQL Server Authentication ...
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Access denied for user 'root'@'%'

I used to access the root user in MySQL just fine. But recently, I am no longer able to. I am able to login fine : mysql -u root -p Here is the mysql status after login : mysql> status ...
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SQL Server, connecting without windows authentication?

I am confused about how this works: I was reading the SQL Server documentation on authentication here: Choose an Authentication Mode It says: Windows Authentication is always available and ...
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Mongo Create a user as admin for any database raise an error

I am trying to create a simple user with the rights permission to access to any database and can do any actions. When I trying to execute the createUser command I got this error: db.createUser({ ...
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Excel Data Connection to SQL Server using Windows Auth from untrusted machine

We have an Excel spreadsheet that uses a Data Connection to a SQL Server database. The database server is joined to our domain, and Windows Authentication is enabled. Here is a sample of the ...
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Adding a local user account into SQL Server

I have a (developer) instance of SQL Server 2014 running in my machine. For quick background I'm on a small network like this: Workgroup: HOME Users HOME\PCA HOME\PCB HOME\PCC I'm HOME\PCA. Now ...
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Create Linked Server to AlwaysOn Availability Group Listener

I have an alwayson availability group setup using SQL 2014 and Windows Server 2012 R2. There are 3 nodes in the group. The SQL Service is running as a Managed Service account on each node (1 MSA for ...
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What sort of SPN / AD Computer Delegation do you need for delegation of credentials to a linked server that connects to a file share?

The idea here is to perform a double hop and delegate the credentials of the client (leeand00@example.org), that have been sent to the SQL2.example.org server to SQL3.example.org (admittedly this is ...
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I am getting a failed login message in the SQL Server error logs however, nothing actually failed?

I have a server which runs third party software (called Visualcut) to email Crystal Reports to our users. When I log onto the Visualcut Server, I can open the software and then preview a report. This ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 Alias not working

I have an interesting situation here. We're basically trying to migrate some SQL Server infrastructure to new hardware, and one of the boxes (single-instance, 2-node cluster) is running 2008R2. The ...
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The target principal name is incorrect. Cannot generate SSPI context

When attempting to log on to a SQL Server that lives on a different domain, I get the following error: The target principal name is incorrect. Cannot generate SSPI context. I am using Windows ...
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SQL Server 2014 proxy error

I'm rather confused by this one and can't see any options in previous posts about similar things. I've created a credential -> proxy account, that will run a PowerShell script. When I run the ...
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How to pass credentials to a linked server in another domain?

I am trying to link two SQL Servers (2008R2 and 2014) which are running in two separate (!) Active Directory domains. The problem is that I can login into the remote server only with a Windows ...
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Login failed for user sa, Error 18456

I have just installed SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition. I started SQL Server instance on Configuration Manager, with Log on as LocalSystem feature, because it is the only option, which isn't caused ...
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psql: FATAL: Peer authentication failed for user

I just installed PostgreSQL 9.4 on Ubuntu 15.10. I created a user with createuser -P myuser I created a database with createdb -O myuser mydatabase I edited pg_hba.conf and added local mydatabase ...
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Basic Authentication: External API Calls

In another vein, the question of pulling data from external APIs into was answered here: Pulling data into Access from an external API That call does work, but only if authentication is not needed. ...
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Running SQL job: The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication

I have two databases in different servers (server1 , server2) server1: Login : login1 / password :123 /member of sysadmin (user user1,password:pass) server2 : Login :login1 / password :123 ...
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MySQL error: Access denied for user 'a'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I use the root account created the account 'a'@'%'. But I can't use the account to connect to MySQL server when I specify the host parameter. I can successfully connect without the -h parameter. ...
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Can't backup a Postgres database: FATAL: Peer authentication failed for user “postgres”

I can connect to my database no problem remotely, either from PHP scripts on our webserver or using PGAdmin3. Unfortunately, when I try to run pg_dump backups locally on the server itself, I get: ...
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Who is the person using a SQL login?

Is it possible to find out who used a SQL-Server login? Let's assume we suspect a person to abuse a SQL login that is supposed to be used by an application only to logon to SQL-Server. Is the domain ...
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Getting “LDAP authentication failed” when connecting to Vertica via JDBC

I'm trying to connect to a Vertica 7.1.1 database using DBeaver. I've downloaded the 7.1.2 JDBC driver (I couldn't find a 7.1.1 driver available for download) and configured DBeaver to use it. When I ...
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How to disable all password requirements in Oracle?

When I try to create a new database using DBCA it stops me because my password isn't complex enough. I am working with Oracle in a VirtualBox VM on my own laptop, so I don't need the password ...
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Using a Different Windows Account for Invoke-Sqlcmd

I'm attempting to make a Powershell script that needs to interact with SQL Server, so part of the script will involve invoke-sqlcmd. However, the script can't be scheduled as a job in SQL Server and ...
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SQL Server 2014 Authentication

I recently installed SQL Server 2014 in my machine. I configured my user and provided high level access for the same. While connecting through SSMS 2014; if I choose 'Windows Authentication', I can ...
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Azure SQL Database “Login failed for user” contained users.

I'm having a similar issue to this question (http://dba.stackexchange.com/posts/123094/edit)! I have followed the following article: ...
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admin user creation is giving error in mongodb 3.0

I am trying to create admin user in mongoDB and it's giving me following error. MongoDB 3.0 version is being used. Error : 2015-12-10T15:23:47.065+0000 E QUERY Error: couldn't add user: Could not ...
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Azure SQL Database “Login failed for user” in application, but works fine in SSMS

I wanted to try out the contained database users feature on Azure SQL Database V12, but I'm having a problem authenticating that seems odd to me. I created a database called Classifier. I added my ...
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PostgreSQL 9.3 running on Linux - need to authenticate vs. Windows Active Directory

Database server is Ubuntu Linux 3.13.0-68-generic Database is PostgreSQL 9.3.10 LDAP set up according to https://cdc.iseage.org/tutorial-pam-ldap-authentication-active-directory-debianubuntu/ ...
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What reasons can lock an Oracle account

There could be a lot of reasons why an Oracle account can be locked. When an account is locked and the users is asking for our help, following could be the possible cause of account lock: A user ...
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Database Authentication Through IIS 7.5

I have just deployed a new MVC application to a test server via IIS 7.5. This application uses a SQL Server 2008 R2 database to manage its data. When I am logged onto the test server and access the ...
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Trouble Shooting “Unable to complete login process”

Issue On one of our SQL Server witness servers (This is part of our Database Mirroring setup for SQL Server 2008 R2) we have just started getting the below event in the windows event log. The ...
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MySQL create user incorrectly updates user table

I recently upgraded from mysql-community 5.7.4 to 5.7.8. All packages show the newer version is correctly installed. I reinitialized my database using mysqld --initialize and corresponding steps. I ...
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Cannot register SPN, error 0x80090350, state 4

This is my first time trying to configure kerberos. I need it for SQL. I'm running SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 2008 R2 server. I have an Active Directory account for SQL Server 2008 R2. The ...
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How to set up users in SQL Server 2008 Express over workgroup? (no domain)

The situation is this: simple network, one server not a domain controller, running SQL Server 2008 Express (64bit). 8 workstations running windows 7 pro connected to it. Last week after Windows ...
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DB2 to require password each time

I am using db2inst1 to connect to a database in DB2 which I have installed on my machine. Therefore, db2inst1 user does not require username/password authentication (borrows them from the OS). I would ...
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Please explain SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_CREATE_USER() function

Can someone please explain to me how SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_CREATE_USER() works? I tried adding a new user like this: SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_CREATE_USER('user', 'someP@ss'), and it gave an exception Error code ...
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SSPI error and DotNetMethod exception while connecting to the SQL DB using powershell script

I wrote the following script with the original connection names and credentials. $SQLServer = "servername" $SQLDBName = "dbname" $SqlQuery = "select * from tbl_Employee " $SqlConnection = ...
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ORACLE SSL using Microsoft Certificate Store for PKI

I am trying to set up PKI SSL authentication between client and server using a Microsoft Certificate Store. Client: Windows 7 64 bit with Oracle client 11.2.0.3.0 Server: Windows 2008 R2 64 bit with ...
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SQL Server and SSPI handshake failed error

Recently I faced an issue where users from one domain were unable to login to SQL Server and getting this error: Error: 17806, Severity: 20, State: 2. SSPI handshake failed with error code ...
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Windows Authentication Server Role Verification

I am using SQL Server 2008 R2.I am connected with Windows Authentication, I wanted to verify/check whether the Login had a sysadmin Server Role using code. Is there any script to verify the same? ...
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Re enable Windows Authetication in SQL Server [duplicate]

My old employee has disabled Windows Authentication in our server. Now I'm not able to access the SQL Server even though I have Administrator access to the server. I need to reset the sa password. I ...
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Error: Cannot Generate SSPI context

When someone tries to connect to a SQL Server instance, the error shows up: It's not possible do generate SSPI context. Yesterday we had a blackout (don't know how to say this expression in ...
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What's the procedure to set up username/password on mongodb?

I have tried setting up username / password .But none of the methods seems to work. 1. In mongod.conf ----> remove **#auth=true** to **auth =true** 2.Started the mongod server --> sudo ...
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How do I authenticate a Database User by a LDAP Server and then to login with the SQL Developer, without using the OID/Apex?

I want to create a global User, identified by a LDAP_DN. My Problem is: I can automatically create users, but when I try to log on to the database, I get the error message that the login data are ...
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Should Service Broker use SQL or Windows Authentication?

I was curious what the best practice would be, for properly setting up Service Broker in SQL Server 2008. Should I use a SQL authenticated user, or should I use a Windows NT Authenticated user based ...
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“Specify SQL Server administrators” - unusual default value

When installing SQL Server, you get to specify SQL Server administrators, i.e., the list of users initially in the sysadmin role. By default, this list contains the current user. (Image quoted from ...