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1986730 - Scheduled Job is not connecting to Repo


  • Local Repository database is Microsoft SQL Server named instance
  • Data Services Batch Job scheduled using Data Services scheduler and use password file is unchecked.
  • Schedule fires as can be seen in job launcher logs and server event logs but jobs log indicate the engine was not able to connect to repository and shows error similar to the following:

ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> for data source <server name> failed: <[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Cannot open database "<repo name>" requested by the login. The login failed.>. Notify Customer Support.




  • SAP Data Services 4.1 SP3
  • SAP Data Services 4.2
  • Microsoft SQL Server - named instance as repository database


SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


named instance ds schedule error , KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , Problem

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