Bad Public UserName or Password. SQL Server Error: [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen(Connect())] 'SQL Server Does Not Exist or Access Denied' or 'Invalid Connection' (Doc ID 912265.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 6.2.1 SP2 and later
Primavera Contractor - Version 6.1 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

When configuring a Primavera P6 alias to connect to a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express on a remote machine, the following errors are displayed:

Cause

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