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3471118 - DBCON entry password error: Password invalid (choose another password)


While setting up the DBCON entry for the remote connection, following error message arises when entering the required connection data into the table DBCON in transaction DBCO:

Password invalid (choose another password) 

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  • SAP NetWeaver ABAP
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server


SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP all versions


DBCON, DBCO, entry, 'SQL login', password, USER_NAME: <db_user>, character, exclamation point (!), dollar sign ($), number sign (#), or percent (%). , KBA , BC-DB-MSS , SQL Server in SAP NetWeaver Products , BC-DB-MSS-SYS , Database Interface/DBMS for MSS , Problem

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