RDBPROD: %SQLSRV-E-AUTH_FAILURE, Authentication/Authorization Failure (Doc ID 133926.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SQL/Services for Rdb on OpenVMS - Version 7.1 and later
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

You have just installed and/or upgraded SQL/Services to 7.x
The following error is occurring when you try to connect to the SQL/Services server:

  $ MC SQLSRV_MANAGE
  SQLSRV> connect server;
  Connecting to server ...
  Connect failed
  %SQLSRV-E-AUTH_FAILURE, Authentication/authorization failure
  %SQLSRV-E-SM_CONNFAIL, Connect to server failed
  SQLSRV>

Cause

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