Error occurred configuring Retain database on MSSQL database: Failure to Acquire Enterprise DB Connection

  • 7019215
  • 06-Sep-2016
  • 07-Aug-2017


Retain (4.x)
Retain Server (Linux and Windows)
Retain Worker (Linux, Windows)


Trying to create the Retain database on the MSSQL Server, getting the following error:

Error occurred configuring database: Failure to acquire Enterprise DB Connection


Added SQL Server and Windows Authentication mode

For more details on how to do this see the following Microsoft Article: Choose an Authentication Mode

Additional Information

This article was originally published in the GWAVA knowledgebase as article ID 2851.