Error: "Bad Public User Name or Password. Database Server Error: SQL Network Interfaces: Error Locating Server/Instance Specified [xFFFFFFFF]" Connecting To A SQL Server Database (Doc ID 907315.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 6.0 and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance 30-Jul-2013***


Symptoms

The following error occurs when connecting to a SQL Server Database:

ERROR
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Database Server Error: SQL Network Interfaces: Error Locating Server/Instance Specified [xFFFFFFFF] ;

 Bad public username or password. SQL server does not exist or access is denied.

 

Cause

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