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Posted - 07/20/2004 :  11:40:13  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am trying to install MSDE while turning on mixed mode authentication. As per the Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 325022 (;EN-US;Q325022) I am using the SECURITYMODE=SQL command line parameter but that does not work at all – after installation if I look at the registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MSSqlserver\MSSqlServer\LoginMode its value is still "0" – it should have been "2". After I manually change the value of the key to "2" and restart SQL Server then the mixed mode authentication is turned on. Does anybody have any idea why its not working automatically during install? As per the Microsoft Documentation it should, my command to install is:


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