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Posted - 08/15/2013 :  16:26:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have installed the sql 2008R2 on new Windows server 2008R2 but after instalaltion, i see the error in sql server error log.
Login failed for user 'MSSqlDB2K8\sqlsrvAcct'. Reason: Failed to open the explicitly specified database. [CLIENT: <local machine>]

I have created this account during installation but didn't add account int oadministrator group.
I have also tried to login using same credential in SSMS and I can't connect.
When tried to sto pand start the service i can do it.

I have added user into Administer group but still not working.
I have also assigned account in Sysadmin server Role into Security.

visakh16
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Posted - 08/19/2013 :  06:48:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think you have assigned a default database for the login which it doesnt have necessary privileges

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