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Enable User Instances in SQL Server

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I'm just starting out and trying to connect to my first database using the following string:

Data Source=.\SQLEXPRESS;AttachDbFilename=|DataDirectory|\RFPdb.mdf;Integrated Security=True;Connect Timeout=30;User Instance=True

I get the following error during debug:

"Generating user instances in SQL Server is disabled. Use sp_configure 'user instances enabled' to generate user instances."

I've done this on every database - Master, Model, Tempdb, etc, and my database.

Still get the error.  I may not be enabling it correctly.  Any help would be appreciated.

The documentation suggests that I use user instances so that users without Admin rights can work with the database.  Add, delete, edit data.  Is this true?


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