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SQL Server does not exist or access denied after server change

HalfADimePlural
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SQL Server does not exist or access denied after server change

We retired our old test server for a new one and I'm now getting this error "[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]SQL Server does not exist or access denied." despite updating the connection string to match the new server. This was working before we switched servers so I have no clue what's causing the problem. Using connection string format DRIVER={SQL Server};SERVER=[server name];UID=[valid SQL Server login];PWD=[valid SQL Server pwd for server];DATABASE=[initial DB to connect to]. I've confirmed the user and password work through SSMS and I've got no clue what the problem could be. Using VBScript.

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Marsha_R
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Re: SQL Server does not exist or access denied after server change

When you verified the user/pw through SMSS, did you do it between the actual TC machine and the database server?  I'm interested to see if that connection has been proven out.


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HalfADimePlural
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Re: SQL Server does not exist or access denied after server change

Yes, I'm able to connect and query using the credentials from the TC machine

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