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SQL 2008 Express Error msg's

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SQL 2008 Express Error msg's

Hello Community - for my first post here's my issue.


Am running ACT! 2012 Pro Version 14.0.572.0, Hot Fix 2.


I"ve got the database files on a Windows Server 2003R2.  None of my users are having issues logging into ACT or performing any funcitons from their workstations.  In the application log of the server I am logging the following failures about every 20 - 22 seconds:


Event Type: Failure Audit
Event Source: MSSQL$ACT7
Event Category: Logon
Event ID: 18456
Date:  1/13/2012
Time:  9:35:44 AM
User:  N/A
Computer: #####

Login failed for user 'sa'. Reason: Failed to open the explicitly specified database. [CLIENT: <local machine>]


Being that this is an "express" version of SQL I'm not quite sure what managment tools I have available to me (if any) or where to look to correct this situation.  As I said ACT seems to be running fine for all users, but I'd sure like to see these failure messages go away.


The only "odd" setting I have noticed is that the SQL Server Reporting Service for this instance doesn't have the logon configured - everything else in this instance is "network" or "local service" configured.


Hints tips and suggestions welcome.


Thanks in advance

Copper Elite Contributor
Posts: 222
Country: Canada

Re: SQL 2008 Express Error msg's

You can use SQL Server Management Studio with SQL Server Express.

Mark Rogers
Act! v20 Update 7, Office 365 SBP