Clicking the repository server node causes the Connect to SQL Server dialog window to appear. (NETIQKB73245)

  • 7773245
  • 10-Nov-2011
  • 10-Nov-2011

Environment

Group Policy Administrator 5.x
Group Policy Administrator 6.x

Situation

Clicking the repository server node causes the Connect to SQL Server dialog window to appear.

Admin accounts have been added via the Add Repository User wizard and they have corresponding accounts listed in SQL Enterprise Manager under Microsoft SQL Servers | SQL Server Group | (local) (Windows NT) | Security | Logins.
Error: Cannot generate SSPI context

Resolution

To resolve this issue, run cliconfg on the console workstation experiencing this error and move Named Pipes from the bottom of the Enabled protocols by order list to the top. Close and reopen the NetIQ Group Policy Administrator console before attempting to reconnect.

Cause

Named pipes are not the first protocol for SQL connections.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB73245

See also: http://support.microsoft.com/?id=811889

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