DB error - Microsoft SQL

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DB error - Microsoft SQL

Post by manning » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:23 am

Hi all,
I've been using this website for about 2 months now without issue. I opened the site today to see the following error:

"The connection to the database server could not be established.

The error message of the database server:

I am running version 2.9.13 on Windows Server 2016, web server is IIS, PHP version 7.3.9, Microsoft SQL Server 2017.

The error doesn't provide much information so i'm a little lost. I can connect to SQL server using Microsoft SSMS and everything appears to be normal.

Any help would be appreciated! :D

Update: I found the solution. The SQL user account password had expired - I disabled password expiry and now its all sorted.

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Re: DB error - Microsoft SQL

Post by Thorsten » Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:17 pm


thanks for the update!

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