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3433067 - Special characters in CMS database user password.


  • Error occured while using MS SQL as a CMS database and Database user password contain any special characters.
  • Error: Unable to connect to the CMS system database "XXXXX" Reason: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server][SQL Server] Login Failed for user "XXXXX". (FWB 00090)
  • There no any issue with password contains only Alphabets. 



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.3 Support pack 3
  • Windows
  • Microsoft SQL server 2017


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3


CMS db, password, special characters, MS SQL, CMS database password, FWB 00090 , KBA , BI-BIP-SRV , CMS / Auditing issues (excl. 3rd Party Authentication) , Problem

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