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ODBC connection error

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I have a 2008R2 server that I have SQL Server 2005 (32-bit) loaded on.  I have my databases installed and can connect to them from SQL Server Management using the 'sa' account and can run scripts, etc.  Howerver, when I try to setup an ODBC connection from another 2008R2 server running an application that accesses some of those same databases I get the following error when trying to connect using 'sa':

  • Connection failed:


  • SQLState: '01000'



  • SQL Server Error: 5



  • [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]ConnectionOpen



  • ((Connect())



  • Connection failed:



  • SQL State: '08001'



  • SQL Server Error: 17



  • [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]SQL Server does not exist or access denied.

Any help would greatly be appreciated.  I apologize if I have posted to the incorrect forum, please just let me know.  Thanks in advance!!

Tim Garber

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