OBIEE 11g: Error: "[nQSError: 16001] ODBC error state: 28000 code: 18456 message: [DataDirect][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Login failed for user" Cannot Connect from OBIEE on UNIX to SQL Server with Windows Authentication (Doc ID 1542604.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] to 11.1.1.5.5 [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] to 11.1.1.5.5 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have OBIEE 11.1.1.5 installed on Linux connecting to SQL Server using Windows authentication.  But any query fails with the following error:

[2013-02-25T09:46:44.000+00:00] [OracleBIServerComponent] [ERROR:1] [] [] [ecid: aae8460ad93ec5d8:4c482ff8:13c6c1729f1:-8000-000000000007b0d1] [tid: 4722d940]  [nQSError: 16001] ODBC error state: 28000 code: 18456 message: [DataDirect][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Login failed for user 'dom\user'.. [[
[nQSError: 43119] Query Failed:


If OBIEE is installed on Windows, the queries work fine.

Cause

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