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1682704 - Is windows authentication supported for Information Steward repository connection?


  • Error during installation of Information Steward (IS): "Invalid Information Steward Repository Connection Information."
  • There is no option for windows authentication when entering the connection information for the IS repository.
  • When trying to use a windows NT user in the username and password, connection fails.
  • SQL Server Error:  "Login failed for user '<username>'.  Reason:  Attempting to us an NT account name with SQL Server Authentication."
  • SQL Server Error:  "Login failed for user '<username>'.  Reason:  Could not find a login matching the name provided."



  • Information Steward
  • Microsoft SQL Server


SAP Information Steward all versions


IS, information Steward, SQL Server, windows authentication, supported , KBA , EIM-IS , Information Steward , Problem

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