Unable to connect to a remote MSSQL server: Login failed for user (Microsoft SQL Server , Error: 18456)

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2017-08-01 12:08:55 UTC

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2017-08-08 13:11:07 UTC

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Unable to connect to a remote MSSQL server: Login failed for user (Microsoft SQL Server , Error: 18456)

Symptoms

Unable to connect to a remote MSSQL server:

Cannot connect to 203.0.113.2. Additional information: Login failed for user 'username'. (Microsoft SQL Server , Error: 18456)

Cause

Login details entered are incorrect

Resolution

Contact a remote MSSQL server owner in order to obtain valid login name and the password.

If they are valid, contact Microsoft support for assistance. Probably this video may help.

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