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2366281 - Repository connection issue: Server is not found or not accessible - Data Services 4.x


  • When login into SAP Data Services designer the logon fails with any of the error messages below.
    Error: ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> for data source <> failed: <[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]SQL Server does not
    exist or access denied.
    [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]ConnectionOpen (Connect()).
    [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Invalid connection string attribute>. Notify Customer Support.

    Error: ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> for data source <> failed: <[Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0]Named Pipes Provider: Could not open a connection to SQL Server [2].
    [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0]A network-related orinstance-specific error has occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. Server is not found or accessible. Check if instance name is correct and if SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. Form more information see SQL Server Books Online. [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0]Login timeour expired>. Notify Customer Support. (BODI-1112172)

  • Recently migrated/moved the repository database server.



  • Data Services 4.x
  • All Supported Platforms


SAP Data Services 4.2


repository, ds, bodi-1112172, 1112172, move, database, server, local,Shared Memory , KBA , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , EIM-DS-CON , Connectivity , EIM-DS-DES , User Interface/Designer , Problem

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