Error: 'SQLServerException: Login failed for user 'sa''.' When Running Dbsetup.bat (Doc ID 1617414.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 6.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to create a P6 database using DBSETUP.BAT, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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SQLServerException: Login failed for user 'sa'.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run dbsetup.bat
2. Enter SA credentials
3. Error is presented

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create a database.

Cause

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