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Constraint Violating Yak Guru

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Posted - 03/18/2013 :  16:59:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I tried to drop linked server login mentioned in linked server propeerties->security. When I clicked a login and selected delete, it process successfully. When I open again linked server properteis, this login is still there. I used both GUI and command line:
sp_droplinkedsrvlogin [ @rmtsrvname= ] 'rmtsrvname' ,
[ @locallogin= ] 'locallogin'

nothing works. There is no error. Any help.


Posting Yak Master

160 Posts

Posted - 03/21/2013 :  08:29:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If you are no longer using this user, delete it from Main Security either. Restart the services and try to see if it still exists, sometimes it works.
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